April Meeting Plenary Speakers Set
Speakers have been set for the plenary lectures at the 2009 APS April Meeting, which, despite its name, will be held May 2-5 in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the 2009 April Meeting is “New Eyes on the Universe: 400 Years of Telescopes.” The plenary lectures will be exciting and informative, featuring a broad range of distinguished speakers.
Saturday, May 28:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Peter Michelson, Stanford University, First results from Fermi/GLAST
Kent Paschke, University of Virginia, What have we learned using the CEBAF microscope to study hadronic matter?
Joan Centrella, NASA/Goddard, Merging black holes
Monday, May 48:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Alexander Zholent, LBNL, Next generation microscopes for the study of matter
Robert Rosner, Argonne National Laboratory, Nuclear Energy
Richard Muller, University of California, Berkeley, A physicist evaluates the terrorist threat
Tuesday, May 58:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Paris Sphicas, University of Athens, Greece, The LHC
James Cronin, University of Chicago, Nature’s highest energy messenger: Pierre Auger Observatory
Raymond Fonck, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Recent Highlights in Plasma Physics on the Path to ITER
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