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March 24, 2004

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
Nobel Prize winner Robert B. Laughlin to speak at U-M

DATE:   March 31, 2004

EVENT: Robert B. Laughlin, physics Nobel laureate and the Robert M. and Anne Bass Professor of Physics at Stanford University, will give the fourth annual Ford Motor Co. Distinguished Lecture in Physics, “The Emergent Age.” He won the Nobel Prize in 1998 for the discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations.

TIME & PLACE:

• 3:45 p.m. reception in the first floor East Hall Atrium, directly behind the lecture hall facing Church Street.

• 4:15 p.m. lecture in the auditorium of 1324 East Hall, 525 East University Avenue, on the U-M's central campus.

MAP: http://www.umich.edu/news/ccamp.html

SPONSORS: Ford Motor Co.; presented by the U-M Physics Department

TO REGISTER: This is a free event

WEB LINKS: For more information about the lecture, visit http://www.physics.lsa.umich.edu/nea/special/ford.asp

To learn about the U-M Physics Department, visit
http://www.physics.lsa.umich.edu/nea/

To learn more about Ford Motor Co., visit http://www.ford.com/en/default.htm

Contact: Carol Rabuck,
Phone:(734) 763-2588
E-mail: crabuck@umich.edu