Professor Max Tegmark (MIT) talk “The Future of Life: a Cosmic Perspective”

The Future of Humanity Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford are pleased to invite you to a talk by one of the world’s foremost researchers in the field of cosmology.

Professor Max Tegmark

“The Future of Life: a Cosmic Perspective”

Open to the public and free of charge; no booking required.

Monday, 10 June, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Department of Physics, 20 Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PU.

Max Tegmark is Associate Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Scientific Director of the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi). He is the author of over 200 publications spanning a broad range of topics, ranging from theories and measurements of the evolution of the universe to foundational questions in gravitation and quantum mechanics. Awards for his research include a Packard Fellowship, a Cottrell Scholar Award, and an NSF Career Award. His work with the SDSS collaboration on galaxy clustering shared the first prize in Science magazine’s “Breakthrough of the Year: 2003″. His paper “Astrophysics: Is a Doomsday Catastrophe Likely?”, coauthored with Nick Bostrom, was published in Nature in 2005.