General Info


Screen 1991 film on Hawking, have Q&A with filmmakers. Experts discuss science since then and where we are on the topic, along with personal stories about Hawking. Book signings for speakers and stargazing Saturday night.

Key Dates

  • Saturday, Sunday, April 27-28, 2024 Main events, lectures, film screening; Los Alamos
  • Monday, April 29. 2024 LANL-hosted technical lecture by Ray Laflamme


All components of the event will be free and open to the public, but entry tickets must be reserved. Reservations can be made at this link.

The event will be streamed live online and recorded for future viewing.

Video Coverage

Click here to check out our YouTube channel and live streams during the event.

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Screening and Talk: Award-Winning Feature Documentary "A Brief History of Time"

Gordon Freedman

Executive Producer, A Brief History of Time
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Distinguished Speakers: Cosmologists, Students, Friends and Collaborators of Professor Stephen Hawking

Laura Mersini-Houghton

Cosmologist and Theoretical Physicist Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Paul Davies

Regent Professor, Arizona State University, Director of the ASU BEYOND Center

Kip Thorne

Nobel laureate Caltech Emeritus

Ray Laflamme

Perimeter Institute LANL Postdoc

Thomas Hertog

Professor, Theoretical Physics, KU Leuven
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