CERCA was pleased to host the first two CERCA Public Lectures, by Weinberg and Hawking, in what will be a continuing series of lectures every year, bringing in renowned cosmologists to lecture to the public. These first two lectures were also associated with the Kavli-CERCA Future of Cosmology Conference.

CERCA presented:

Steven Weinberg
University of Texas at Austin
Physics Department
Jack S. Josey-Welch Foundation Chair in Science
Nobel Laureate Physics, 1979

The Origin of the Universe
Where: Cleveland Museum of Natural History
When: 7:30 PM, Oct 9, 2003

Stephen Hawking
University of Cambridge
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Lucasian Professor of Mathematics

Brane New World
Where: Severance Hall
When: 8:00 PM, Oct 13, 2003
The Hawking lecture was webcast, the Weinberg and Hawking lectures were archived.

Lawrence Krauss
Case Western Reserve University
Physics Department
Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and Professor of Astronomy;
Director, Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics

Einstein’s Blunder
Where: Chase Auditorium, UVI, St. Thomas Campus
When: 1:00 PM, March 15, 2006