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Los Angeles Harper Lecture with Edward W. "Rocky" Kolb
Brave New Worlds

$20/person for general admission
$10/person for recent graduates (College alumni of the past 10 years and graduate alumni of the past five years)
Two complimentary registrations for members of the Alumni Leadership, Chicago, Harper, and Phoenix Societies

Includes program and refreshments

2:00–2:30 p.m. Registration
2:30–3:45 p.m. Presentation and discussion
3:45–4:30 p.m. Reception

Please be advised that we are currently at maximum capacity for this event. Walk-ins are welcome, but please note entrance is not guaranteed. We will do our best to accommodate you onsite. Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Lenard-Benson at or 415.278.9265.

UChicago’s astronomers travel from Hyde Park to all continents of the world, as well as outer space, to explore the universe. In this lecture, Edward W. “Rocky” Kolb will describe the quest of UChicago astronomers to unlock the mysteries of the universe: dark matter, dark energy, and the possibility that we are not alone.

Edward W. Kolb (usually known as Rocky) is the dean of the Division of the Physical Sciences and the Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the founding head of the Theoretical Astrophysics Group, the founding director of the Particle Astrophysics Center at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Physical Society, and the recipient of numerous teaching awards. Kolb’s book The Early Universe, coauthored with Michael Turner, is the standard textbook on particle physics and cosmology.
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Jen Lenard-Benson


Event Information
Sunday, Apr 12 2015 at 2:00pm - 4:30pm [ iCal ]
W Hotel Los Angeles - Westwood
930 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, California

Look Who's Coming:
Ervant Maksabedian
Guest of Andrew Holmes
Guest of Carla Kettner
Guest of Charlotte Soesanto
Guest of Donald Kinsler
Guest of Haijing Huang
Guest of Joseph Kotzin
Guest of Jude Swift
Guest of Lanie Lim
Guest of Richard Lowenthal
Guest of Victor King
Debra Anderson
Miguel Arias
Jim Barbour
Julie Barbour
Madeline Barnicle
Mark Bennett
Nicole Brandon
Lynne Brickner
Mary Brow
Julie Capodagli
Kathryn Coyle
Eric Cruz
Laura Danly
Griffith Observatory
Linda Davis-O'Leary
Kumari de Silva
Brooks Dexter
Robert Dulys
Sam Dulys
Debra Epstein
Elizabeth Evans
Meaux Fast
Alan Fiske
Andrew Flior
Jerry Gallard
Marion Goldenfeld
Adele Gottfried
Allen Gottfried
Susan Gradman
Wayne Gradman
Kathy Halkin
Sara Hall
Rand Havener
Wesley Hawk
Lawrence Hershenson
Lilia Hershenson
Christopher Holabird
Rhoda Holabird
Robert Holcomb
Andrew Holmes
Haijing Huang
Marshall Huberman
Avianna Jones
Doron Kahana
Michelle Kahana
Lawrence Kawano
Adrienne Keener
Lindsay Kessner
Carla Kettner
Victor King
Donald Kinsler
Fred Knox
Maurine Kornfeld
Karin Kostzyak
Joseph Kotzin
Darlene Kuhn
Paul Kuhn
Gabrielle Lambert
Karl Lautman
Lanie Lim
Richard Linting
Daniel Lipsher
Richard Lowenthal
Brandon Lucas
Svetlana Lustig
Peter Ly
Patsy Ma Ly
Bianca Malott
John Mason
Murali Menon
Maria Molles
Dennis O'Leary
Dhiren Patel
Gerald Picus
UC Alumnus
Joy Picus
Friends of the Observatory
Barbara Rayliss
Maria Reifler
Lee Scheele
Vicki Scheele
Michael Schlutz
Ian Sinderhoff
Marilyn Slater
The PLATO Society
William Slater
Charlotte Soesanto
Jeanne Solano
Ellen Sondheim
Harry Sondheim
Mara Sperling
Loraine Stern
Jude Swift
Kathleen Terman
David Thomas
Marcs Thomas
David Tidgwell
Judith Trytten
Tina Tsan
Barbara Voron
Justin Wagner
Christopher Ward
Diane Ward
Michael Ward
Michael Ward
Cassie Wierenga
Zanna Williams
Geralyn Yoza
McKenzie Zimmerman
... a total of 117 guests.