2012 Massey Lectures presents Neil Turok in "What Banged?"
Tuesday, October 16, 8pm
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Rd.
CBC is proud to present the 2012 Massey Lectures, by the renowned physicist and cosmologist Neil Turok: The Universe Within: from Quantum to Cosmos.
Neil Turok is Director of the Canadian Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo Ontario; he was previously a professor of physics at Princeton and held a Chair of Mathematical Physics at Cambridge. In his book Endless Universe: Beyond the Big Bang -- Rewriting Cosmic History, written with Paul Steinhardt, he developed the theory of a cyclical universe. Neil Turok was awarded the James Clerk Maxwell medal of the UK Institute of Physics and, in 2008, a prestigious TED Prize.
The 2012 CBC Massey Lectures by Neil Turok will be broadcast on Ideas
on CBC Radio the week of November 12.