World-renowned physicist Dr. Oliver Keith Baker will be making an appearance tomorrow (Feb .26) at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 W. 9th Street, Little Rock, as part of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Distinguished Laureate Lecture Series.
Baker, a McGehee, Ark., native and 2006 ABHOF inductee, will lecture at 10 a.m. on his ground-breaking research on particle physics, also referred to as Higgs boson and the "God particle."
He is currently an endowed university professor of Physics at Hampton University and a staff physicist at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. He conducts much of his research in the physics of elementary particles and nuclei at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, and at the Jefferson Lab in Newport News, Va.
Admission is free.
Interested in bringing students? Educators should contact the center's Education Department at (501) 683-3592.
For information about the lecture, click here.