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"A Passion for Discovery" Author Freund to Deliver Public Lecture at NYU, Feb. 14

January 28, 2008
N-252, 2007-08

Peter Freund, a University of Chicago theoretical physicist and author of A Passion for Discovery, will deliver a public lecture at New York University’s Department of Physics on Thurs., Feb. 14, at 4 p.m. in NYU’s Meyer Hall (4 Washington Place [at Broadway], Room 122). Subway Lines: N, R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).

A Passion for Discovery (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2007) explores interactions between theoretical physicists and the way historical forces affect their behavior. The work’s stories include the work and lives of Albert Einstein, Erwin Schrödinger, Ernst Stueckelberg, and others.

The event is free and open to the public, which should contact Lorelei DeMesa at demesa@physics.nyu.edu or at 212.998.7711 for more information. Reporters interested in attending the event should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

  • WHO: Peter Freund, a University of Chicago theoretical physicist and author of A Passion for Discovery
  • WHAT: Lecture
  • WHEN: Thurs., Feb. 14, 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU’s Meyer Hall (4 Washington Place [at Broadway], Room 122)

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

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