"The Day I Said 'Nyet!' to Gorbachev' and Other Life Tales of a Famous Soviet Scientist"

When: Thursday, February 07, 2013 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: University of Maryland University College, Marriott Inn and Conference Center : 2103
Event Type(s): Special Event

Distinguished University of Maryland Professor Roald Z. Sagdeev will discuss "The Day I Said 'Nyet!' to Gorbachev' and Other Life Tales of a Famous Soviet Scientist" with journalist Daniel Zwerdling on Thursday, February 7 from 8:30 to 10 pm at the Inn and Conference Center on the UMD campus. Sagdeev ran the Soviet space program and advised Soviet leaders on the nuclear arms race. He'll talk about love, communism, physics and the end of the Soviet Union with Daniel Zwerdling, an award-winning correspondent and investigative journalist with National Public Radio. The interview, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Room 2103 at the Inn and Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd. East. It is part of the "Sagdeev at 80" symposium sponsored by the University of Maryland Department of Physics and the Eisenhower Institute. For further information, please contact Nick Hammer (nshammer@umd.edu or 301 405 5946).

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Nick Hammer
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