andrea-ghezMyron Kayton Science Pub #19 - Dr. Andrea Ghez, 2020 Nobel Prize Winner - “From the Possibility to the Certainty of a Supermassive Black Hole"


Join us for a fascinating talk about our understanding of the Milky Way, presented by Dr. Andrea Ghez, the 2020 Physics Nobel Prize winner and director of the UCLA Galactic Center Group.
 

[Photo: NY Times]
 

When: Sunday, April 25th, 3pm-4pm
Cost: No charge, but pre-registration is required
Contact: Ethel Laczko, etheledu@yahoo.com or German Enciso, enciso@uci.edu
Zoom Address: Provided after registration

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Andrea Ghez is one of the world’s leading experts in observational astrophysics and heads UCLA’s Galactic Center Group. She has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics along with Reinhard Genzel and Roger Penrose. Dr. Ghez is the fourth woman to have received the physics award, and she is committed to the communication of science to the general public as well as inspiring young girls into science.


About the Myron Kayton Science Pub Series:
The Science Pub series is named after former Club president Myron Kayton ’56, who was a regular attendee of the pub talks and had a deep commitment to science, having served as Deputy Manager for Lunar Module Guidance and Control at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in the 1960s.
 

When:

3:00PM - 4:00PM Sun 25 Apr 2021 ( Timezone: Pacific )

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