Fall 2016

Fall 2016

please note: speakers and topics subject to change.

August 31 Julia Thom-Levy – Associate Professor of Physics & Dale R. Corson House Professor, Hans Bethe House Who was Hans Bethe, and what is an Ansatz?
September 7 Steven Strogatz – Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell & Bethe House House Fellow The Math Myth
September 14
Special time, 7:15pm, & location, Bethe Common Room (235)
Tomoya Aomori and Taylor Levine:New York based musicians; double bassist and electric guitarist Live performance and conversation about a musician’s life
September 21 Yossi Nir, Professor at the Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Scientific Director of the Center of Research Excellence in the Quantum Universe “The Mystery of the Missing Antimatter”
September 28 Dr.Adadot Hayes – Pediatrician, Cornell Alumna, and Member of the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council “Life as a Physician: my career since Cornell” with  Dr. A. Hayes ’64
October 5 Stephen Levy, Assoc.Prof.of Physics SUNY Binghamton, and Jonathan Alden, CEO of Esper Biosciences, and Alejandro Cortese, Graduate student in Physics, Cornell, Scientific Entrepreneurship
October 12 Saul Teukolsky
Hans Bethe Professor of Physics and Astrophysics, Cornell & Honorary Bethe House Fellow
What are Gravitational Waves
October 19 Chris Way –
Professor of Government, Cornell
TBA(International Perspective- current events)
October 26 Special Guest- TBA TBA
November 2 Glenn AltschulerDean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions and the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies at Cornell University  “Who will win the election, and why”
November 9 James SethnaProfessor of Physics at Cornell, and Derk Pereboom Susan Linn Sage Professor and Chair of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University An Interdisciplinary Discussion: Free Will and Quantum Mechanics
November 16 Rebecca Stoltzfus- Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Cornell University A conversation about Cornell’s Undergraduate Education
November 23 Thanksgiving Break!
November 30 Poppy McLeod 
Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Cornell University
TBA