Science Colloquium by Prof. Gershon Kurizki

Speaker          : Prof. Gershon Kurizki, Department of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science / Israel

Title                : The Observer and the World: Does Science describe the Universe?
Date                : May 13, 2019, Monday

Time               : 14:30
Cookie&Tea  : 14:15, SNA A52
Place               : SNA A52


A personalized tour through physics and culture history will present arguments that science does not portray an “objective” reality.

The 200-year old thermodynamics and the 100-year old quantum physics bring this point of view to the fore.


Short CV

Born in 1952 Physics, Technion, 1979

Ph.D in Physics, Univ. of New Mexico, 1983

Joined the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in 1985

Tenured Professor at WIS since 1991

The G.W. Dunne Chair in Quantum Optics at WIS since 1998