Cliff Will Birthday Symposium on Gravitational Theory and Experiment
Clifford Will is 60!
cliffYoung On November 13, 2006, Cliff turns 60, and his friends and colleagues have organized a symposium to recognize this event.

The symposium will be on Sunday, November 19, 2006, immediately following the Midwest Relativity Meeting, which takes place on Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18 at Washington University, St. Louis. There is no registration fee for this symposium.
Cliff - young, with hair Cliff - old with not much hair

The Cliff Will Birthday Symposium on Gravitational Theory and Experiment will be in Crow Hall 201.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Luc Blanchet, Directeur de Recherche, Institute of Astrophysics, Paris
  • Francis Everitt, Professor of Physics and Head of Gravity Probe-B, Stanford University
  • Bernard F. Schutz, Director, Albert Einstein Institute, Germany
  • Joseph H. Taylor, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Physics, Princeton University
  • Kip S. Thorne, Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Caltech
Time Speaker Talk Title
9:00-9:15 Mark Wrighton Welcoming Remarks
9:15-10:15 Bernard Schutz Will and Testament
10:15-10:35 Tea break  
10:35-11:35 Luc Blanchet The Wonders of the Post-Newtonian
11:35-12:15 Joseph Taylor Using and Testing Relativity With Pulsars
12:15-12:35 Group photo  
1:40-2:40 Francis Everitt Space, Gravity Probe B & Clifford Will
2:40-3:00 Tea break  
3:00-4:00 Kip Thorne Will and Waves
4:00-4:15 Clifford Will Parting Shots

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