APPENDIX B
Symposia Programs

THIRD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE NOVEMBER 7-9, 1991

Astrophysics: Looking Inside The Sun

Organizer:

William Press, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Helioseismic Observations of the Solar Interior

Ken Libbrecht, California Institute of Technology

Physical Inferences from Solar Oscillations

Doug Gough, Cambridge University, UK

Solar Neutrinos-Probing the Sun or Neutrinos?

John Wilkerson, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Biology: Basic Science Related to AIDS

Organizers:

Eric Lander, Whitehead Institute Kevin Struhl, Harvard Medical School

Cell/Virus Interactions Involved in Retrovirus Replication

Eric Hunter, University of Alabama-Birmingham

Games that HIV and Molecular Geneticists Play

Richard Young, Whitehead Institute

Computer Science: Aspects of Theoretical Computer Science

Organizer:

Robert Tarjan, Princeton University

Transparent Proofs

Laszlo Babai, University of Chicago

Geometry and Graphics: Challenges in Complexity

Maria Klawe, University of British Columbia

The Role of Randomness in Computer Architecture

F. Thomson Leighton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology



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A Positron Named Priscilla: Scientific Discovery at the Frontier APPENDIX B Symposia Programs THIRD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE NOVEMBER 7-9, 1991 Astrophysics: Looking Inside The Sun Organizer: William Press, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Helioseismic Observations of the Solar Interior Ken Libbrecht, California Institute of Technology Physical Inferences from Solar Oscillations Doug Gough, Cambridge University, UK Solar Neutrinos-Probing the Sun or Neutrinos? John Wilkerson, Los Alamos National Laboratory Biology: Basic Science Related to AIDS Organizers: Eric Lander, Whitehead Institute Kevin Struhl, Harvard Medical School Cell/Virus Interactions Involved in Retrovirus Replication Eric Hunter, University of Alabama-Birmingham Games that HIV and Molecular Geneticists Play Richard Young, Whitehead Institute Computer Science: Aspects of Theoretical Computer Science Organizer: Robert Tarjan, Princeton University Transparent Proofs Laszlo Babai, University of Chicago Geometry and Graphics: Challenges in Complexity Maria Klawe, University of British Columbia The Role of Randomness in Computer Architecture F. Thomson Leighton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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A Positron Named Priscilla: Scientific Discovery at the Frontier Geosciences: Earthquake Prediction Organizer: Marcia McNutt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Physics of Earthquake Recurrence Thomas Heaton, US Geological Survey, Pasadena Clocks in the Earth William Ellsworth, US Geological Survey, Menlo Park Discussion panel: Thorne Lay, University of California-Santa Cruz Joann Stock, Geological Museum, Harvard University Kerry Sieh, California Institute of Technology Duncan Agnew, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Geosciences: Mass Extinctions Organizers: Marcia McNutt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Richard Muller, University of California-Berkeley The Link Between Large-body Impact on Earth and Biological Mass Extinction Walter Alvarez, University of California-Berkeley The Geological Record of Mass Extinctions Jan Smit, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Astronomical Mechanisms for Multiple Impacts Piet Hut, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton Discussion leader: Alessandro Montanari, University of California-Berkeley Material Science: Quantum Confined Semiconductors Organizers: Robert Cava, AT&T Bell Laboratories Mark Davis, California Institute of Technology Quantum Wires and Quantum Dots Kerry J. Vahala, California Institute of Technology Molecular Particles of Semiconductor Solids Michael L. Steigerwald, AT&T Bell Laboratories Atomic Layer Growth of Thin Films David Rudman, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder Mathematics: Topology Organizer: William Thurston, Princeton University A Lecture on the Energy of a Knot (or an Unknot) Michael H. Freedman, University of California-San Diego Recent Progress in Algebraic Theory Michael J. Hopkins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Physics: Manipulating Atoms by Laser Atom Trapping and Scanning Tunneling Tips Organizers: Sylvia Ceyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Robert Cava, AT&T Bell Laboratories Nautral Particle Manipulation with Light Steven Chu, Stanford University Atomic and Molecular Manipulation with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope Donald M. Eigler, IBM Almaden Research Center

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A Positron Named Priscilla: Scientific Discovery at the Frontier FOURTH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM ON FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE NOVEMBER 5-7, 1992 Atmospheric Science: Ozone Holes—Causes and Effects of Polar Ozone Depletion Organizer: Mark Davis, California Institute of Technology The Science of Ozone Depletion: Results from Aircraft Measurements in the Polar Stratospheres David Fahey, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder An Overview of Polar Ozone Depletion Mario Molina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Discussion leader: Ralph Cicerone, University of California-Irvine Biology: The Cell Cycle Organizers: Kevin Struhl, Harvard Medical School; Robert Tjian, University of California-Berkeley The Replication of DNA and the Cell Cycle Bruce Stillman, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory How Cell Division is Controlled During Growth of an Embryo Patrick O'Farrell, University of California-San Francisco Biology: Structure and Function of Proteins Organizers: Robert Tjian, University of California-Berkeley; Kevin Struhl, Harvard Medical School The Leucine Zipper: New Twists in Gene Regulation and Protein Structure Tom Alber, University of California-Berkeley Protein Structure and Dynamics in Solution Rick Dahlquist, University of Oregon Chemistry and Physics: Buckminsterfullerenes—A New Form of Carbon Organizers: Shirley Chiang, IBM Almaden Research Center; Sylvia Ceyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Experimental Studies of Fullerenes and Metallofullerenes Donald Bethune, IBM Almaden Research Center The Fullerenes and the Idea of Perfect Nanocrystals Robert Whetten, University of California-Los Angeles Geosciences: Venus—Results from Magellan Organizer: Marcia McNutt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Venus—Dead or Alive? The View from Magellan Robert Grimm, Arizona State University Suzanne Smrekar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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A Positron Named Priscilla: Scientific Discovery at the Frontier Materials Science: New Materials—Conducting Polymers,Organic Magnets, Composites Organizers: Robert Cava, AT&T Bell Laboratories; Nathan Lewis, California Institute of Technology A Chemist's View of Nonlinear Optical Materials Seth Marder, California Institute of Technology Magnetic Organic Materials Dennis Dougherty, California Institute of Technology Mathematics: The Wavelet Transform Organizers: David Donoho, Stanford University/University of California-Berkeley; Vaughan Jones, University of California-Berkeley Wavelets and Signal Analysis Ingrid Daubechies, Rutgers University Wavelets and their Applications Yves Meyer, Université de Paris Discussion Panel: Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado-Boulder Michael Frazier, Michigan State University Stéphane Mallat, Courant Institute-New York University Victor Wickerhauser, Washington University Physics: Current Topics in Hadron Collider Physics—Prelude to the Superconducting Supercollider Era Organizer: Jim Siegrist, SSC Laboratory The Search for the Top Quark John Huth, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Testing Electroweak Theory: Present and Future Kevin Einsweiler, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory