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“Today’s Gadgets and Tomorrow’s Energy: John Bardeen’s Nobel Prizes”
Presenter: Professor Daniel Agterberg, Professor of Physics, UW-Milwaukee.
Through interactive demonstrations and examples, Professor Agterberg will unravel the ideas that lead to John Bardeen’s remarkable discoveries for which he won two Nobel Prizes: the transistor and the explanation of superconductivity. The first created the modern day electronics of your cell phone, computer and more; the second is poised to change the energy industry.
Host: Mark Mueller.
Sunday Forum is a Sunday morning lecture series at First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee that showcases provocative, sometimes controversial, speakers discussing topical issues of the day: politics, the environment, health issues, the arts, education and more. The Forum — in Max Otto Hall on our second floor — begins at 10:10 a.m. and lasts about 45 minutes. Speakers give a 30-minute presentation, followed by questions and brief comments from the audience. Coffee is served. Childcare is available.