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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.

Gray arrow   APS 2009 April Meeting


Saturday, May 2

8:30 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 4

8:30 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 5

8:30 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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