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For immediate release:
Cal State L.A. Science Series to Focus on
Albert Einstein's Theories in Physics
The Physics and Astronomy Department at California State University, Los Angeles
introduces the Winter and Spring 2005 Science Series. The free lectures by CSULA faculty members will focus on Albert EinsteinÂs legendary articles which provided the basis of three fundamental fields in physics: the theory of relativity, quantum theory and the theory of Brownian motion. All lectures will be held Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m.
Lectures: February 2 ÂDr. Martin Epstein: ÂThe Life of Albert Einstein and His Lasting Impact on Physics.Â
March 2 ÂDr. Guo-Meng Zhao: ÂBose-Einstein Condensation and High Temperature Superconductivity.Â
April 13 ÂDr. Milan Mijic: ÂHow to Imagine the Universe?Â
May 4 ÂDr. Susan Terebey: ÂThe Search for Extrasolar Planets.Â
Where: Cal State L.A. Physical Sciences building, room 158. The University is located at the Eastern Ave. exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of 10 and 710 Fwys. Public (ticket dispenser) parking available in Lots C and G, or the upper level of Parking Structure II.
Info: Free to the public. For more information, call the Cal State L.A. Department of Physics and Astronomy, (323) 343-2100.
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