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Physics, Peace, Human Rights: Sakharov-100

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Physics, Peace, Human Rights

 Sakharov-100
Centennial of Andrei Sakharov’s birth
Celebrating his contributions to science and humanity
 
Friday, May 21, 2021
11:00am - 4:00pm EDT
Online Event

“Physics, Peace, Human Rights” Program

Sakharov – 100: Celebrating Andrei Sakharov’s Contributions to Science and Humanity

11:00 – 11:08 Welcome, Introduction Vladimir Shiltsev (Fermilab)
11:08 – 11:15 Capturing the Sun: Sakharov’s Contributions to Fusion and Energy Chair: Roald Sagdeev (University of Maryland)
11:15 – 11:30 Dmitri Ryutov (Livermore Lawrence National Laboratory)
11:30 – 11:45 Bruno Coppi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
11:45 – 12:00 Kristel Crombé (University of Gent)
12:00 – 12:15 Q&A Session I

12:15 – 12:22 Understanding the Universe: Sakharov’s Contributions to Astrophysics Chair: Luisa Cifarelli (University of Bologna)
12:22 – 12:37 Andrei Linde (Stanford University)
12:37 – 12:52 Valery Rubakov (Institute of Nuclear Research, Moscow)
12:52 – 13:07 Grigory Trubnikov (Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Dubna)
13:07 – 13:20 Q&A Session II

13:20 – 13:27 Peace on Earth: Sakharov’s Contributions to Nuclear Arms Control Chair: Cathy Campbell (CDRF Global, ret)
13:27 – 13:42 Dick Garwin (IBM)
13:42 – 13:57 Frank von Hippel (Princeton University)
13:57 – 14:12 Siegfried S. Hecker (Los Alamos National Laboratory; Stanford)
14:12 – 14:27 Susan Eisenhower (Eisenhower Group, Inc)
14:27 – 14:40 Q&A Session III

14:40 – 14:47 Roundtable: Reflecting on Sakharov’s World Chair: Cherrill Spencer (SLAC, FPS)
14:47 – 15:55

Tatiana Yankelevich Bonner & Marina Sakharov-Liberman (video recording)

Peter Vorobieff (University of New Mexico, APS CIFS), Zafra Lerman (Malta Conferences Foundation)

Attendee questions taken during the Lerman-Vorobieff portion
15:55 – 16:00 Close-out - Cherrill Spencer (SLAC, FPS)