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Brian Greene - parallel universes lecture

02 July 2010

Royal Society Book Prize winning physicist Brian Greene discusses parallel universes in an illustrated lecture, in celebration of the Society’s 350th anniversary.  The lecture takes place this evening (2 July) at 7.45pm.

Brian Greene is a world renowned expert on the subjects of space and time, whose research focuses on theoretical physics – quantum theory and string theory in particular. In 2000 he was awarded the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize for The Elegant Universe.  He is currently Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Columbia University, and is also a co-founder of the World Science Festival.

The lecture takes place in the Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre.  For more details click here.

Following on from the lecture on Friday, the UK premiere of Brian Greene’s Icarus at the Edge of Time with a new score by Philip Glass takes place on Saturday evening (3 July) at 7.30pm.