Inaugural Public Event Weekend in Downtown Phoenix in 2022
These events have been rescheduled for November 15, 16, still at the Orpheum Theater
Existing ticket holders don’t have to do anything. Your seats will remain the same, and your existing tickets will work. Those who, for one reason or another, are unable to attend during the new dates, will have 30 days to ask to have their tickets refunded. For those of you who were unable to attend in April, you can purchase tickets for the new dates and time starting on the 18th.
Special discounts are available for teachers and students.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Probing the Mysteries of the Universe
Join the leading scientists who have played a key role in changing our understanding of our place in the cosmos in a lively panel discussion of the major outstanding challenge, experiments, and theories that are likely to further alter our picture of the universe in the 21st century.
Our understanding of the Universe has been revolutionized over the past 25 years as stunning new observations have opened new windows on the cosmos. Panelists will include Nobel Laureate Barry Barish, who helped direct and build the LIGO gravitational wave observatory, theorist Michael Turner, who, along with Lawrence Krauss, was one of the first scientists to propose the existence of dark energy,and several special guests, including world famous gravitation theorist Kip Thorne, who shared the Nobel Prize with Barish, and Alan Guth, both of whom will be beaming into the event virtually; as well as several other panelists to be announced.Limited VIP tickets ($150) are available that include premium seating, a Meet and Greet with the Panelists, along with a pre-event VIP reception (light appetizers and drinks).
Nobel Laureate, Linde Professor of Physics emeritus, California Inst. of Technology
Bruce V. & Diana M. Rauner Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus University of Chicago and Senior Strategic Advisor, Kavli Foundation
Lawrence M. Krauss
President, Origins Project Foundation
Foundation Professor, Retired ASU, ANU, CWRU, and Yale University
Nobel Laureate, American theoretical physicist known for his contributions in gravitational physics and astrophysics.
American theoretical physicist and cosmologist
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Richard Dawkins Live Onstage with Lawrence Krauss
& The Unbelievers 10th Anniversary Film Screening
World renowned biologist, author, and science popularizer Richard Dawkins, fresh from the release of his newest book, Flights of Fancy, will have a dialogue with Lawrence Krauss onstage following a special 10th anniversary screening of the film The Unbelievers, along with new footage shot just for this event. Richard and Lawrence will discuss the book, the state of science, and how the world and the fight for science and reason has changed since The Unbelievers was filmed in 2012 and 2013. Special VIP tickets will be available that include signed copies of their latest books and a pre-event VIP reception.