Thursday, November 19, 2009
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Special Symposium: "The Human and Scientific Tale of Galileo"
Astronomer Alberto Righini will present a portrait of Galileo that spans his scientific accomplishments, his personal limitations and flaws, and the extraordinary humanity and courage he exhibited by standing up for reason in the face of persecution. Information: http://www.kiss.caltech.edu/symposia/galileo2009/lecture.html.