Nobel Conference 41: The Legacy of Einstein

September 27&28, 2005

Gustavus Adolphus College

Saint Peter, Minnesota USA 565082


This year's Nobel Conference main lectures were taped for broadcast on Twin Cities Public Television's "Minnesota Channel." Edited programs of individual lectures will be broadcast at least three times each in the coming months. The first broadcasts will be at 8 p.m. Oct. 15, Oct. 22, and Oct. 29 on TPT 17. A promotional piece for the programs, featuring an interview with Nobel Conference Director Tim Robinson, will air following TPT's "Almanac" show at 7:58 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14.

  • Wolfgang KetterleWolfgang Ketterle
    John D. MacArthur Professor of Physics
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
    2001 Nobel laureate in physics
  • George F.R. EllisGeorge F. R. Ellis
    Distinguished Professor of Complex Systems
    University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
  • Ira FlatowIra Flatow
    Science correspondent, National Public Radio
    Stamford, Connecticut
  • Wendy FreedmanWendy Freedman
    The Crawford H. Greenewalt Chair and Director
    Carnegie Observatories, Pasadena, California
  • S. James Gates Jr.Sylvester James Gates Jr.
    John S. Toll Professor of Physics
    Department of Physics
    University of Maryland, College Park
  • Thomas LevensonThomas Levenson
    Associate Professor of Science Writing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    and Author and documentary film maker, Watertown, Massachusetts
  • Kip S. ThorneKip S. Thorne
    Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics
    California Institute of Technology
    Pasadena, California