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Four Templeton Prize Laureates at World Science Festival, New York, June 10-14

NEW YORK – Templeton Prize Laureates Paul Davies (1995), George Ellis (2004), John Barrow (2006), and Michael Heller (2008) participate in two programs at the World Science Festival in New York City, June 10 through 14.

"Nothing: The Subtle Science of Emptiness." Thursday, June 11, 8:00 - 9:30 PM. Tishman Auditorium, The New School. Paul Davies, George Ellis, and John Barrow. With Frank Wilczek and host John Hockenberry.

"Time Since Einstein." Saturday, June 13, 4:00 - 5:30 PM. Gerald W. Lynch Theater, CUNY. George Ellis and Michael Heller. With David Albert, Sean Carroll, Fotini Markopoulou-Kalamara, Roger Penrose, and host John Hockenberry.

The World Science Festival features a sweeping line-up of cutting edge and innovative science programming, designed to make science captivating and accessible to the general public. The Festival brings together dozens of Nobel laureates, esteemed artists and performers, distinguished researchers and scientists, renowned authors, and top policy makers to create a five-day science extravaganza with dozens of events in venues throughout New York City from June 10-14, 2009.