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Peterson Public Lecture Series

A lecture series funded by Chester Peterson, Jr. for publicizing and presenting an annual public lecture series on a continuing basis concerning cosmology or quantum mechanics. The lectures will be held on the main campus of Kansas State University.

Talk titles and abstracts can be found in the links below. Please visit the department YouTube Channel  for recordings of past lectures if available.

Chester Peterson, Jr.

Wendy Freedman, 2022 Peterson Public Lecturer

Subir Sachdev, 2022 Peterson Public Lecturer

Clifford Will, 2022 Peterson Public Lecturer

Lincoln Carr, 2019 Peterson Public Lecturer

Jo Dunkley, 2018 Peterson Public Lecturer

John Preskill, 2017 Peterson Public Lecturer

Lyman Page, 2016 Peterson Public Lecturer

Michael Brooks, 2015 Peterson Public Lecturer

Adrian Melott, 2014 Peterson Public Lecturer

Alan Guth, 2013 Peterson Public Lecturer

Boris J. Kayser, 2012 Peterson Public Lecturer

Kameshwar Wali, 2011 Peterson Public Lecturer

Carl Bender, 2010 Peterson Public Lecturer

William D. Phillips, 2008 Peterson Public Lecturer

Lawrence Krauss, 2007 Peterson Public Lecturer