Denison lecture examines online tools and science
Posted: November 19, 2010
Physicist Michael Nielsen will present a lecture, “Reinventing Discovery: How online tools are transforming science,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, in Denison University’s Burton D. Morgan Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by Denison’s Gordon Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.
Nielsen is a pioneer of quantum computation. He is the co-author of the standard text for the field and is currently writing a book that describes a major shift now occurring in how scientific discoveries are made.
The Gordon Lecture Series is named in honor of Doris Gilbert Gordon, a high school mathematics teacher and a friend of Denison. L. James Gordon (’50) and his sister, Janet Gordon Forbes (’55), established the Doris G. Gordon fund in memory of their mother, who had a great love of mathematics.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Lecture, “Reinventing Discovery: How online tools are transforming science,” at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, Burton D. Morgan Lecture Hall (150 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dee Ghiloni at 740-587-6259 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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