Wednesday, January 19, 2005, 4:00 pm — Berkner Hall Auditorium
From experiments, rules can be formulated which are considered to be “proto-theories” because of their predictive power. Interpreting the rules suggest either
amendments to existing theories or the need for new theories. Theories, the ultimate aim of science, are concise summaries of aspects of nature and have often
reached “final” form only after centuries of research. They have led to many practical applications, and modern technology could not be imagined without input from theory.
Goldhaber will give examples from research conducted by him along with his late wife Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber and their associates, as well as from work of other BNL members.
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