CULTURE

Events this week

This week the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation is holding two events: (1) A press conference in cooperation with the National Archaeological Museum on Monday, July 9, at noon at the foundation’s headquarters (56 Amalias), on «Restoring and Equipping the National Archaeological Museum,» sponsored by the foundation. (2) A lecture on «New Forms of Quantum Matter near Absolute Zero Temperature» by Professor of Physics Wolfgang Ketterle of the John D. Macarthur seat at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology, who won the Nobel Prize in physics in 2001. The lecture, in English with simultaneous translation into Greek, is to take place on Thursday, July 12, at 8.30 p.m., also at the Onassis Foundation. The speaker will be introduced by Professor Dimitris Nanopoulis of Texas A&M University. Ketterle has come to Greece at the invitation of the Onassis Foundation and the Technology and Research Foundation (ITE) and also is to take part in scientific seminars held every July at the ITE.