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Making Sense of Mind-Blowing Physics

A conversation with Sabine Hossenfelder and Natalie Wolchover

November 16th, 2017

6:00-8:00PM

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square, NY

Kavli Conversations

Kavli Conversations are hosted by NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. Events are open to the public. Webcast will begin at 6:30pm.

Speakers

Sabine Hossenfelder is a theoretical physicist at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies in Germany who writes the popular Backreaction blog and has also written for Scientific American, Forbes and Physics Today.

Natalie Wolchover is a senior writer at Quanta magazine who did graduate work in physics before becoming a journalist. Her recent awards include the Clark/Payne Award for young science journalists.

Moderator

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Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer at the Wall Street Journal and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Carter Institute of Journalism at NYU. He is the president of the Alicia Patterson Foundation, which funds independent journalism projects around the world, and an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


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