Sidney Nagel to present ‘Reflections on a Liquid Drop’ during April 20 Ryerson Lecture

Prof. Sidney Nagel will deliver the Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture at 5 p.m. on April 20 in the Max Palevsky Cinema of Ida Noyes Hall.

The free public lecture, titled “Reflections on a Liquid Drop,” reflects Nagel’s work as a physicist, which has drawn attention to seemingly simple scientific phenomena that are surprisingly subtle. His work often has profound implications for disparate areas of science, including experimental investigations of drops, pattern formation and granular materials.

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