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Lawrence Krauss trailer

  1. 1. Lawrence Krauss<br />Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the Physics Dept, Co-Director of the Cosmology Initiative, and Inaugural Director of the Origins Initiative at Arizona State University.<br />
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  3. 3. Lawrence Krauss is a theoreticalphysicistwith a researchbackground in <br />Astrophysics, Cosmology and particlephysics<br />
  4. 4. A fewof Lawrence Krauss’ scientificarticles<br />
  5. 5. A columnist for New Scientist...<br />
  6. 6. A commentator for Nature Physics… <br />
  7. 7. A Scientific American Columnist… <br />
  8. 8. and an editorialist …<br />-taking sciencedebate to thenewspapers<br />
  9. 9. and an editorialist …<br />-taking sciencedebate to thenewspapers<br />
  10. 10. Lawrence Krauss: The awards<br />Awardedthe American Association for the Advancement of Science's 1999-2000 Award for the Public Understanding of Science and Technology <br />
  11. 11. Lawrence Krauss: The awards<br />In 2001 he was awarded the Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize of the American Physical Society .<br />"For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the <br />early universe, and extraordinary achievement in communicating<br /> the essence of physical science to the general public"<br />
  12. 12. Lawrence Krauss: The awards<br />In 2001 the American Institute of Physics awarded Krauss <br />the Andrew Gemant Award<br />"a person who has made significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimensions of physics"<br />
  13. 13. Lawrence Krauss: The awards<br />In 2003 he was granted The Oersted Medal, the highest award of the American Association of Physics Teachers<br />
  14. 14. Lawrence Krauss: The awards<br />In 2005 he was also awarded the Joseph P. Burton Forum Award <br />from the American Physical Society<br />
  15. 15. Lawrence Krauss: Author of bestselling and award winning books<br />
  16. 16. Lawrence Krauss: Author of bestselling and award winning books<br />He was awarded the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award in 2002 for his book ”Atom”.<br />
  17. 17. Lawrence Krauss: Author of bestselling and award winning books<br />
  18. 18. Lawrence Krauss: Author of bestselling and award winning books<br />His latest book is a scientific biography <br />of the eccentric and brilliant physicist <br />Richard Feynman <br />
  19. 19. Lawrence Krauss and skating and diving:<br /> Krauss went to college at Carleton University in Ottawa, where he studied history and skated to class along the world's longest public skating canal, Rideau Canal<br />
  20. 20. Lawrence Krauss and music<br />The first complete public performance was given in London on 15 November 1920,<br /> with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Albert Coates.<br />
  21. 21. The real world, as it actually is, Is not evil, it’s remarkable And the way to understand the physical world is to use science <br />
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  24. 24. The initiative to this event is by professor SveinSjøberg<br />Professor, Department of Teacher Education and School Research, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo<br />Social, cultural and ethical aspects of science education, science education and development, gender and science education in developing countries. Critical approach to issues of scientific literacy and public understanding of science.<br />Organizer of two comparative projects on pupils' interests, attitudes etc. of importance to science teaching and learning: SAS (Science And Scientists) and ROSE (The Relevance of Science Education. Leader of the newly established research group KRIM (Gender/Kjønn, Recruitment, Interest and Motivation) in Science education.<br />
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  26. 26. The talk is presented by Camilla Serck-Hanssen<br />Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy,<br />Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo<br />Research interests are, among others, 17th to 19th century <br />history of philosophy, with an emphasis on German Idealism <br />and Kant.<br />She is head of “Seminaret i vitenskapsteori” and <br />a memberofPFU –a committee handling ethical complaints <br />against the Norwegian press.<br />
  27. 27. The new Science Library<br />(Realfagsbiblioteket)<br /> in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus<br /> and<br /> ”Science Debate” in Norway, <br />in cooperationwith Fritt Ord<br />
  28. 28. Marcus du Sautoy<br />and<br />The Public Understandingof Science<br />Aboutsymmetry<br />Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus fall 2010:<br />
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  30. 30. Bill Bryson:<br />A short story ofnearlyeverything<br />Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, fall 2010:<br />
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  32. 32. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, fall 2010:<br />
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  34. 34. BioinformaticsUsers Forum 2010<br />12. November in Vilhelm Bjerknes’hus<br />MLSUiO<br />Det Nye Realfagsbiblioteket i Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus og Science debate i Norge i samarbeid med Fritt Ord<br />
  35. 35. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, fall 2010:<br />Center for MolecularBiology and Neuroscience (CMBN) Bioinformatics Group og deres samarbeidsprosjekter, <br />om kjernefasilitetet for bioinformatikk, om EMBnetNorway, om PubGene og mye annet på BioinformaticsUser Forum 2010.<br />
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  37. 37. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, fall 2010:<br />Kjør debatt ledet <br />av Kåre Verpe<br />
  38. 38. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, fall 2010:<br />
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  40. 40. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus , fall 2010:<br />
  41. 41. Syntetisk biologi - <br />Skrekkblandet fryd<br />Debatten…<br />Med <br />Sissel Rogne<br />Inger Sandlie<br />Erik Tunstad<br />Ill.: Harry Campbell/ieeespectrum<br />
  42. 42. about…..<br /> The BioBricks Foundation and iGEM<br />
  43. 43. (~3,000 species, based on rRNA sequences)<br />Vi er her!<br />Please cite the source as:<br />David M. Hillis, Derrick Zwickl, and Robin Gutell, University of Texas<br />(seeScience, 2003, 300:1692-1697)<br />
  44. 44. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, spring 2011:<br />
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  46. 46. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, spring 2011:<br />Arne B. Sletsjø<br />
  47. 47. Science Debate-<br />Events in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus, fall 2011:<br />
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  49. 49. Science Debate: Forthcomingevents<br />October 12th: Nobel laureateIvar Giæver<br />November 15th: Gro Amdam, <br />Arizona State University and <br />the University of Life Sciences UMB<br />November 25th: Stephen Suomi, <br />National Institute of Child Health and Human <br />Development. Topic: Trauma, Culture & theBrain<br />
  50. 50. VILHELM BJERKNES’ HUSThe new Science Library(Realfagsbiblioteket)<br />Get Real<br />Commitment to Science<br />for students and employees at<br />University of Oslo<br />
  51. 51. – et sted å legge grunnlag for ny forskning, fortsette læringen, bli inspirert, møte venner, kollegaer og foreleser. <br />
  52. 52. Who?<br /> The norwegian scientist Vilhelm Bjerknes (1862-1951) is regarded as oneofthefoundersofmeteorology. <br /> He wasalso a prominent scientist in physics and geophysics. <br />
  53. 53. The New Science Library in Vilhelm Bjerknes’ hus<br />and<br /> Science debate in Norway- a cooperationwith Fritt Ord<br />On Facebook<br />Det Nye Realfagsbiblioteket also in 2011<br />

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