Loading Events

“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.

First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee

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.

May 5, 2019

10:10 am - 10:50 am

Venue

First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
1342 N Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
+ Google Map