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Monday, April 30: Brian Keating: Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition and Perils

Monday, April 30 @ 6:30 p.m., at the Central Library in the Helen Price Reading Room, join Professor Brian Keating for the inside story of a quest to unlock one of cosmology’s biggest mysteries, derailed by the lure of the Nobel Prize. What would it have been like to be an eyewitness to the Big Bang? In Losing the Nobel Prize, Brian Keating, a cosmologist at the University of California, San Diego tells the fascinating story of the most powerful cosmology telescope ever made and the ensuing scientific drama. Seating is limited.  Register here.

Professor Brian Keating is a cosmologist at the University of California San Diego. An author of 100+ scientific publications and two U.S. Patents, Keating received his B.S. from Case Western Reserve University in 1993 and his Ph.D. from Brown University in 2000. Later, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford and Caltech, and in 2007 he received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for inventing the BICEP telescope. Keating was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 2016 and is Principal Investigator of the Simons Observatory(link is external)collaboration in Chile. He is a commercial pilot with multi-engine, instrument ratings and is a Trustee of the San Diego Air & Space Museum.