Please, join us at the “Sakharov-100” webinar as we celebrate this amazing human being!
REGISTER at : https://apsphysics.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VCKYPpj-RiOD-JoUB8CRKw
The American Physical Society’s Committee on the International Freedom of Scientists, Forums on International Physics, Physics & Society, and the History of Physics, together with the Russian-American Science Association have jointly organized a free webinar “Sakharov 100 : Physics, Peace, Human Rights - Celebrating Andrei Sakharov’s Contributions to Science and Humanity”. It will take place on Friday, May 21, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT, the day of the 100th birthday of famed physicist and human rights activist Andrei Sakharov (1921-1989).
This webinar event will comprise four sessions covering Sakharov’s many contributions to a wide range of topics and their modern developments including astrophysics, fusion energy, arms control, and human rights. Physicists who worked alongside Sakharov, his step-daughter, and a granddaughter will be among the distinguished invited speakers. The program and full list of distinguished invited speakers can be found at:
All registered participants will receive the link for the free Zoom connection one week prior to the event.