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Public Lecture: Extraordinary Search for Quasicrystals

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Synopsis: Physicist Paul Steinhardt of Princeton University will talk about his epic journey to track down a rare type of crystal in one of the most remote places on the planet.
Start Time: Saturday, April 20, 2013 2:00 PM
End Time: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Location: Physics Lecture Hall
Address: 120 Frelinghuysen Road
Campus: Busch
City, State, Country: Piscataway, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Prof. Paul Steinhardt, Princeton University
Sponsor: Rutgers Department of Physics and Astronomy
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
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Contact Name: David Vanderbilt
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Contact Phone: (732) 445-5500 ext. 2514
Additional Information: The "Henry and Gladys Irons Public Lectures in Physics and Astronomy" are intended for the general public: high school students and teachers, college students and teachers, friends, neighbors, and anyone interested in science and science education. This promises to be an exciting talk about an epic journey on the part of a theoretical physicist to track down rare scientific samples in one of the most remote places on the planet.
Target Audience: General Public