Sheldon Glashow to give Ferdinand G. Brickwedde Lecture in Physics

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Nobel Laureate Sheldon Glashow will give the 2013–14 Ferdinand G. Brickwedde Lecture in Physics, entitled, “Does science evolve through blind chance or intelligent design?” The lecture will be on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at 4 p.m. in Schafler Auditorium, The Bloomberg Center, Homewood Campus. Reception immediately following. For more information, contact Pam Carmen at 410-516-7346 or

Professor Glashow is also a Metcalf Professor at Boston University as well as a Higgins Professor Emeritus at Harvard University.

The Brickwedde Lectures are mode possible through a contribution by Ferdinand G. Brickwedde (A Johns Hopkins Alumnus BA ’22, MA’24, and PhD in Physics ’25) and his wife, Langhorne Howard Brickwedde. Professor Brickwedde had a distinguished research and academic career. Most notably a co-discoverer of Deuterium, a heavy isotope of hydrogen, he was long associated with the National Bureau of Standards (now NIST).