Lecture Ulf Danielsson

Speaker: 
Ulf Danielsson
Affiliation: 
University of Uppsala
Title: 
Why do stars and apples fall?
Abstract: 

The lecture tells the story of the struggle to unify the laws of the Earth with the laws of the heavens. It brings us from the times of Galileo Galilei to the forefront of modern physics. The latest ideas on string theory and the creation of the universe are described.

Ulf Danielsson is professor of theoretical physics and writer of the popular scientific book "Waarom sterren en appels vallen".

Admission is free for everyone.

Location: 
Senaatskamer Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5
Date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 20:00