Join some of the greatest minds in physics and cosmology, including 18 Nobel Laureates, for an exploration of awe-inspiring challenges in 21st century science. The symposium is in honor of Charles Townes in his 90th birthday year, the amazing laser, the 100th anniversary of Einstein's "miracle year," and the World Year of Physics.
Conference presenters and organizers include 18 Nobel Laureates and outstanding scholars from around the world.
Online symposium discussion groups with world-renowned scientists and scholars participating in the symposium, including presentation abstracts. Available for public viewing.
Attend a three-day symposium to explore the extraordinary challenges of 21st century physics and cosmology, October 6 - 8, 2005. Early registration deadline September 1, 2005.
Attend an elegant, memorable banquet to celebrate the competition winners and honor the remarkable career of Charles Townes in his 90th Birthday Year, October 8, 2005. Space limited.
Free public lecture--8 PM, October 7, 2005
Over $100,000 in prizes for creative and promising papers by qualified researchers under the age of 40. Deadline July 20, 2005. Finalists announced!
$35,000 awarded for winning Web site design celebrating the invention and impacts of lasers.
What Charles Townes Hath Wrought; The Townes-Einstein Connection; A Laser Chronology.
This meeting is endorsed by APS.
|2005 is the United Nations International World Year of Physics|
Additional sponsor support fromů
Spectra-Physics, a division of Newport Corporation
The Amazing Light Symposium is
organized by Metanexus Institute.
All inquiries should be directed to:
3624 Market St., Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215/789-2200 fax: 215/789-2222
|Join many great minds, including:|
|Donald Backer||Robert J. Birgeneau|
|Robert Bishop||Nicolaas Bloembergen|
|Raphael Bousso||Nancy Cartwright|
|Raymond Chiao||Steven Chu|
|Ignacio Cirac||Claude Cohen-Tannoudji|
|Marvin L. Cohen||Paul C.W. Davies|
|Robert C. Dynes||Freeman J. Dyson|
|Gerald Edelman||George F.R. Ellis|
|Gerald Gabrielse||Peter L. Galison|
|Reinhard Genzel||Owen Gingerich|
|Donald Glaser||Roy Glauber|
|David Gross||Hans Halvorson|
|Theodor Hänsch||John Heilbron|
|Michio Kaku||Marc Kamionkowski|
|Wolfgang Ketterle||Christof Koch|
|Adrian Lee||Anthony Leggett|
|Nancey Murphy||William Newsome|
|Douglas Osheroff||Arno Penzias|
|Saul Perlmutter||William D. Phillips|
|Norman Ramsey||Mark Richards|
|Robert J. Russell||John Searle|
|Marjorie D. Shapiro||Vaclav Smil|
|Boris Stoicheff||Eleanore Stump|
|Leonard Susskind||Max Tegmark|
|Patrick Thaddeus||Anton Zeilinger|