B-CC High School’s Scandinavian Club Presents A Conversation with Two Nobel Prize Winners
October 22, 2014
B-CC High School Auditorium
4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD
7pm – 9pm
Join us for an evening with two Nobel Laureates who will share their life stories with students to inspire and encourage an interest in the sciences and related fields.
Dr. Thomas C. Schelling – 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work in understanding conflict, negotiation and cooperation through game-theory analysis. Often referred to as the “Father of Game Theory,” Schelling served in the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy Administrations, and later became one of the founders of the Kennedy School at Harvard University.
Dr. William Phillips – 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics along with two colleagues, for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light, a technique used to slow the movement of gaseous atoms in order to better study them. Dr. Phillips works at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg.
Students free of charge, $5 entrance fee for adults
Proceeds will benefit the BCC High School Educational Foundation.