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Krauss to speak on 'Einstein's Biggest Blunder,' April 22

"Einstein's Biggest Blunder: A Cosmic Mystery Story." is the topic for the physics department's Donald Ross Hamilton Lecture to be presented at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the A-02 Auditorium, McDonnell Hall.

Lawrence Krauss, the Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics, professor of astronomy and chair of the Department of Physics at Case Western Reserve University, will speak. He is the author of several acclaimed popular books, including, "The Fifth Essence: The Search for Dark Matter in the Universe," "Fear of Physics," "The Physics of Star Trek," "Beyond Star Trek," "Quintessence: The Mystery of the Missing Mass" and "Atom: An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth ... and Beyond."

He is expected to discuss models developed after recent cosmological and astrophysical observations and their relationship to Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity. A question-and-answer period and book signing will follow the lecture.

Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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