Physics, Peace, Human Rights: Celebrating Andrei Sakharov
The American Physical Society’s Committee on the International Freedom of Scientists, Forums on International Physics, Physics & Society, and the History of Physics, together with the Russian-American Science Association, have jointly organized a free webinar “Physics, Peace, Human Rights – Sakharov-100: Celebrating Andrei Sakharov’s Contributions to Science and Humanity”. It will take place on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT (from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. CEST), the day of the 100th birthday of famed physicist and human rights activist Andrei Sakharov (1921-1989).
Please, REGISTER here.
This webinar event will comprise four sessions covering Sakharov’s many contributions to a wide range of topics and their modern developments including astrophysics, fusion energy, arms control, and human rights. Physicists who worked alongside Sakharov, his step-daughter and a granddaughter will be among the distinguished invited speakers. The program and full list of distinguished invited speakers can be found at the webinar web page.
All registered participants will receive the link for the free Zoom connection one week prior to the event.
Join the “Sakharov-100” webinar to celebrate this amazing human being!