FOEP at the April in January Meeting 2017

APS April Meeting 2017

Invited Session at the APS April Meeting:
We had a terrific line up of speakers at our April Meeting including David Kaplan (JHU), Rachel Wolf (UPenn), and Marjorie Bardeen (Fermilab).

Contributed by: Itai Cohen

DC played host to the April Meeting 2017 held January 28th-31st. FOEP held successful contributed and invited sessions attracting many outreach enthusiasts. A highlight of the weekend was the Public Lecture given by Lord Martin Rees. The house was packed with over 1,000 people as Lord Rees discussed the history of the exploration and understanding of our universe and the future of this pursuit. Lord Rees is also this year's recipient of the Lilienfeld Prize for exceptional contributions to physics. If you are on Facebook you'd like to view a video of Lord Rees's talk, please visit:

Contributed by: R. Thompson

Lord Martin Rees

Crowd at April Meeting public lecture