## Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lectures (University of Cambridge)

Videos of these Memorial Lectures are available at the (Cambridge) Faculty of Mathematics Memorial Lecture website.

### 2020

The fourteenth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled Infinite Phase Space and the Two-Headed Arrow of Time

, was given by Professor Alan Guth online by Zoom due to the pandemic (no physical attendance was possible) on Friday 18th December 2020. Admission is free with everyone welcome, but booking is required via
this weblink.
Please contact hacm...@yahoo.co.uk with any queries.

### 2019

The thirteenth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled What Are We? Where Do We Come From? Where Are We Going?

, was given by Professor John Ellis FRS in Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Wednesday 20th March 2019.

Kindly sponsored by a mini-grant from the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi).

### 2018

The twelfth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled Observing Black Holes in Quantum Mechanics

, was given by Professor Gerard 't Hooft, Nobel Laureate, at 5 pm in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, University of Cambridge on Tuesday 23rd October 2018.

Kindly sponsored by a mini-grant from the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi).

### 2017

The eleventh annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves: LIGO and Beyond

, was given by Professor Kip Thorne at 5 pm in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, University of Cambridge on Tuesday 23rd May 2017.

### 2016

The tenth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled Harnessing the Quantum World

, was given by Professor Raymond Laflamme at 5 pm in Lady Mitchell Hall,
Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Wednesday 16th March 2016.

### 2015

The ninth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled Colour, New Dimensions and the Geometry of Physics

, was given by Professor Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, at 5 pm in Lady Mitchell Hall,
Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Tuesday 10th March 2015.

### 2014

The eighth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled The Pointless Universe

, was given by Professor Michael Green FRS at 5 pm in Lady Mitchell Hall,
Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Thursday 13th March 2014.

### 2013

The seventh annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled The Infinity Puzzle - From the Higgs Boson to the LHC

, was given by Professor Frank Close OBE at 5 pm in the Babbage Lecture Theatre,
New Museums Site, University of Cambridge on Friday 15th March 2013.
There was also a book-signing for Professor Close's new book after the lecture.

### 2012

The sixth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled On the Shoulders of Eastern Giants: The Forgotten Contribution of
Medieval Physicists

, was given by Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE at 5 pm in the Babbage Lecture Theatre,
New Museums Site, University of Cambridge on Friday 16th March 2012.

### 2011

The fifth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos

, was
given by Professor Brian Greene at 5 pm in the Babbage Lecture Theatre,
New Museums Site, University of Cambridge on Friday 18th March 2011. There was also a book-signing for Professor Greene's new book after the lecture.

### 2010

The fourth annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled The
Amazing Diversity of Planetary Systems

, was
given by Professor Michel Mayor at 5 pm in Lady Mitchell
Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Monday 10th May 2010.

### 2009

The third annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled How
Many Universes Are There?

, was
given by Professor Paul Davies AM at 5 pm in Lady Mitchell
Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Monday 4th May 2009.

### 2008

The second annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Memorial Lecture, entitled Deep
Questions of Cosmology: Did Something Happen Before the Big Bang?

, was
given by Professor Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS at 3 pm in Lady Mitchell
Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Friday 27th June 2008.

### 2007

The inaugural Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture, entitled Out of a Black Hole

, was given by Professor Stephen Hawking CH CBE FRS at 4.30 pm in Lady Mitchell
Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge on Wednesday 9th May.

For more information, see the official (Cambridge) Memorial Lecture website.

## Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lectures (University of Louisville)

Details of these Memorial Lectures are available at the University of Louisville Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture website.

### 2011

The third annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture at the University of
Louisville, entitled Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part
of a Multiverse?

, was given by
Professor Alan Guth in the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, University of Louisville
at 7.30 pm on Tuesday 19th April 2011. The lecture is available online here.

### 2010

The second annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture at the University of
Louisville, entitled Weaving the Universe

, was given by
Professor Paul Wesson in the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, University of Louisville
at 7.30 pm on Thursday 15th April 2010. The lecture is available online here.

### 2009

The inaugural Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture at the University of
Louisville, entitled Anticipating a New Golden Age

, was given by
Professor Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate,
in the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, University of Louisville at 7.30 pm on Thursday 16th April 2009. The lecture is available online here.

For more information, see the official (Louisville) Memorial Fund website.

## Andrew Chamblin Memorial Colloquia (University of Kentucky)

### 2016

The third Andrew Chamblin Memorial Colloquium at the University of
Kentucky, entitled String Theory and Strong Interactions

, was given by Professor Igor Klebanov in Room 155, Chem-Phys Building, University of Kentucky at 3.30 pm on Friday 4th November 2016. The colloquium slides and
audio are available here.

### 2015

The second Andrew Chamblin Memorial Colloquium at the University of
Kentucky, entitled Quantum Entanglement and Holography

, was given by Professor Tadashi Takayanagi in Room 155, Chem-Phys Building, University of Kentucky at 3.30 pm on Friday 16th October 2015. The colloquium slides and
audio are available here.

### 2013

The inaugural Andrew Chamblin Memorial Colloquium at the University of
Kentucky, entitled New Dialogues: Entanglement, Holography & Renormalization

, was given by
Professor Robert Myers in Room 155, Chem-Phys Building, University of Kentucky at 3.30 pm on Friday 1st March 2013. The colloquium slides and
audio are available here.