Brussels, 30 Oct 2003
The European Parliament's scientific and technological options assessment (STOA) annual lecture will take place in Brussels on 4 November.
Wolfgang Ketterle, a physicist and Nobel Prize winner from MIT Boston in the US will be the guest speaker, and will talk on 'the coldest matter in the universe - basic research for our future'.
Professor Ketterle discovered Bose-Einstein Condensation, which causes atoms to sing in unison. Participants at the lecture will hear about his work and the potential applications of this research, as well as how basic research is expected to have a tremendous impact on daily life in the future.
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