Speaker: Dr. Ron Edge

Ron Edge has been an active member of the UU Congregation of Columbia since coming to the USC Physics Department some 60 years ago. He earned a PhD at Cambridge, England, and is known for his contributions to nuclear physics and science education. Ron has published on the physics of surfing, why bread falls jelly side down, why airplanes fly, and other interesting topics. He is often recognized around town for having presented the Monty Python Show on SCETV, hosting several physics talk shows, and playing the accordion at Soda City on Saturday mornings.

The State of the Universe 2016

Ron Edge has been a UU here since 1959. He loves physics, and feels knowing more about it would give us a better appreciation of the Universe- who we are, and where we are going. He graduated from Cambridge in England, where the electron, nucleus and neutron were all discovered. He believes fysix is phun.