Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Proving Einstein Right

Thursday, October 3, 2019

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street

Reception and book signing to follow.

A book talk with authors S. James Gates, Jr., Ford Foundation Professor of Physics, and Cathie Pelletier.

Discussants:

Joan L. Richards, Professor of History

Christopher Rose, Professor of Engineering

Proving Einstein Right: The Daring Expeditions that Changed How We Look at the Universe

An adventure story about a scientific fellowship among astronomers who traveled the world from 1900 to 1922 and whose daring efforts launched and solidified the global superstardom of physicist Albert Einstein.

Meet the Author