Michael Kosterlitz of Brown University to give lecture, “A Random Walk Through Physics to the Nobel Prize,” on April 23, 2018
The talk is the story of Kosterlitz’s random walk through physics via Cambridge, Oxford, Turin and Birmingham, finishing at Brown University. He describes his very crooked path through life including physics and his other life as a mountaineer. He will also include a simplified version of his work that won him the Nobel Prize in 2016.
This event is sponsored by the Dean of the Faculty, and the Physics/Astronomy, Mathematics, Science Technology and Society (STS), and Chemistry Departments.
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Posted by Office of Communications Thursday, March 29, 2018