April 11, 2001
Cosmic Cabaret Showers CSUS
Physicist Lynda Williams brings her world-famous
"Cosmic Cabaret" science lecture to California State
University, Sacramento at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 19. The
event will be in the University Union Hinde Auditorium.
Williams' cabaret-style physics lectures have attracted a
flurry of media attention from the New York Times, the International
Herald Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle.
According to People Magazine, "Williams puts the fizz
back in physics." The Los Angeles Time wrote, "Every
scientist dreams of seducing people with the beauty and wonder
of the natural world. But few take it as far as Williams,
the Physics Chanteuse, who puts her microphone where her mouth
Williams, a physics and astronomy professor at San Francisco
State University and a graduate of CSUS, writes original science
media and musicals productions. She has performed for professional
science organizations including the American Physics Society
and the American Astronomical Society. She also produces a
show at the San Francisco Planetarium Museum.
William's co-owns Science Entertainment with her sister, Bergen
Williams, a screenplay writer, actress and director. Together
the Williams sisters have produced a dozen stage and media
projects with scientific themes. Their mission is to produce
science media and products that are accessible, educational
For more information about "The Cosmic Cabaret"
call (916) 278-6518. Media assistance is available by contacting
the CSUS office of public affairs at (916) 278-6156.
further information send E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or
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