June 3, 9:45 a.m

Beckman Auditorium, California Institute of Technology

The Kipfest Saturday Science talks are meant primarily for the public and for the wider Caltech community. Present plans are for tickets to be distributed first to the Caltech community, and by prearrangement through Caltech's public events office. Admission without tickets will be open to the general public shortly before the talks start.

A book based on the talks will be published by W. W. Norton.


9:45 a.m.

David Goodstein,
Caltech Vice-Provost

Master of Ceremonies


David Baltimore,
Caltech President


10:00 a.m.

Stephen Hawking

Protecting the Order of Things in Time

11:00 a.m.

Igor Novikov

Can We Change the Past?

12:00 p.m.

Lunch Break


2:00 p.m.

Alan Lightman

The Physicist as Novelist

3:00 p.m.

Timothy Ferris

The Popularization of Science

4:00 p.m.

Kip Thorne

Spacetime Warps and the Quantum World:
Speculations about the Future

5:30 p.m.

Lynda Williams

Special Musical Show**

**A free-to-the-public family-oriented musical show will be held in Beckman Auditorium at 5:30, following the talks. The performer will be Lynda Williams, the ``Physics Chanteuse''

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