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INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS

ITP Teachers Educational Forum on

Black Holes: Fact and Fiction

Saturday, February 6, 1999

Coordinators: O. Blaes. R. Blandford, D. Eardley and J.P. Lasota

Schedule

Time:Speaker:Title:
8:00 amRegistrationITP Lobby
9:00 amDavid Gross
Omer Blaes
Welcome to ITP
Welcome to Conference
9:30 amKip Thorne (Caltech) Black Holes: Predicted Properties and Behaviors
10:30Refreshment BreakITP Courtyard
11:00Roger Blandford (Caltech) New horizons in black hole astrophysics
12 NoonJim Lochner (NASA/GSFC) Building a Black Hole in Your Classroom
12:15Lunch BreakITP Courtyard
1:45 pmJoe Polchinski (ITP) What is String Theory and What Does It Have to Do With Black Holes?
2:45 pmTown Hall
Meeting
O. Blaes, R. Blandford, D. Eardley, D. Gross,
J. Lochner, J. Polchinski,K. Thorne
3:30 pmRefreshment BreakITP Courtyard
4:00Stephen Hawking (Cambridge)**TBA**
5:00 pmConference Ends

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