Annual Llewellyn G. Hoxton Lecture
Physicist Gerard 'T Hooft To Speak On "The Universe Of The Elementary
18, 2001-- WHO:
Gerard 't Hooft, professor of physics, Utrecht University, the
annual Llewellyn G. Hoxton Public Lecture, "The Universe of the
Monday, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Chemistry Building auditorium, University of Virginia
Prize-winning physicist Gerard 't Hooft, professor of physics at
Utrecht University in the Netherlands, is widely regarded as one
of the most important theoretical physicists working today.
will speak on the Standard Model of particle physics, a theory he
co-developed in the 1970s with Martinus J.G. Veltman. They shared
the 1999 Nobel Prize in Physics for the work.
Llewellyn G. Hoxton lecture honors the late professor who chaired
the University of Virginia physics department from 1907 to 1948.
Throughout those years, Hoxton made it a priority to convey to students
the excitement of new developments in physics.
lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available behind
the chemistry and physics buildings and in the football stadium
Farris Samarrai, (434) 924-3778 or Tammie Shifflett, (434) 924-3781