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Dr. Rainer Weiss, 2017 Nobel Laureate

October 3 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Rainer Weiss is a Professor Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Weiss is known for his pioneering measurements of the spectrum of the cosmic microwave background radiation, his inventions of the monolithic silicon bolometer and the laser interferometer gravitational wave detector and his roles as a co-founder and an intellectual leader of both the COBE (microwave background) Project and the LIGO (gravitational-wave detection) Project. Join Dr. Weiss for an informal lunch to learn about his work.


October 3
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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Graham Memorial: Room 039 (Basement Level)
218 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States