This Year's Public Lecture
2013 Public Lecture
"Cosmic Shadows and Extra Dimensions"
Arlie Petters, Duke University
7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013
Reynolds Center Auditorium
Dr. Arlie Petters of Duke University will deliver the 2013 Arkansas Public Lecture on Thursday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium. He will speak on "Cosmic Shadows and Extra Dimensions."
Petters is the Benjamin Powell Professor and Professor of Mathematics, Physics, and Business Administration at Duke University. His research on gravitational lensing deals with how light is affected by the warping of space and time. Petters has received many awards and honors for his innovative research, including an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, a National Science Foundation Career grant award, and the first Blackwell-Tapia Prize in the Mathematical Sciences.
The Arkansas Public Lecture is sponsored jointly by the National Science Foundation and the University of Arkansas as part of the 38th annual Spring Lecture Series in the Mathematical Sciences.
The event is open to the public. A reception will follow the talk.