World Science U Adds Masters of the Cosmos Program

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Due to popular demand for the sold-out program World Science U for a Day, World Science U has added Masters of the Cosmos, a half-day immersive experience with three of the world’s most renowned cosmologists.

Participants include: Alan Guth, Andrei Linde, Michael Turner
June 1, 2014; 9:00 AM–12:30 PM

Many practitioners have christened ours the golden age of cosmology. Once a field founded on speculation, cosmology has become a data-driven science in which theories of the universe’s origin and evolution must now account for detailed and precise observations.

World Science U has assembled some of the world’s most celebrated leaders in developing such theories, for an intense half-day program aimed at the serious enthusiast who seeks an immersion that goes beyond a popular-level presentation.

Modeled on World Science U, the just-launched digital initiative of the World Science Festival, this live program is a rare opportunity for 60 people to learn from the very scientists who have shaped our generation’s most lasting contributions to cosmological thought.

Please note: While this program does not have formal prerequisites, a portion of the material presented will make use of algebra and basic calculus.

Want to hear more about the cosmos? Listen to our podcast Notes from the Cosmic Shore on SciFi4Me Radio!

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Heather French

Heather French is a 2nd generation geek who grew up STAR WARS in a STAR TREK family. A graduate from UNT with a degree in Film/ TV, she worked MARS ATTACKS, SCREAM, CSI, and STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE. She currently freelances and spends her free time with dogs and cats who do not judge her sci-fi/ fantasy indulgences...

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