Nobel laureate John Mather
will explore some of the biggest questions in cosmology as he delivers this year’s William H. Nelson Lecture on Tuesday Oct. 23.
Mather, who won the Nobel Prize in physics in 2006, will present “The History of the Universe from the Beginning to End.” The talk will touch on topics like Einstein’s biggest mistake and how Edwin Hubble discovered the expansion of the universe.
Mather is a senior astrophysicist in the Observational Cosmology Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and he researches infrared astronomy and cosmology. He is currently the project scientist for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.
Mather will speak at 1:30 p.m. in the speaker’s auditorium at the GSU Student Center.
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