Richard Saykally to present 2008 Abbott Lectures

This year’s chemistry department Abbott Lectures will be given Thursday and Friday, March 13 and 14, by Richard J. Saykally, professor of chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley.

Professor Saykally will give two lectures: the first presentation, “Water Music: The Latest Word on the Most Important Substance in the Universe," will be given at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in 101 Abbott Hall, and is intended for a scientifically interested general audience. A reception will follow in 232 Abbott Hall. He will also present a scientific talk, “pH of the Liquid Water Surface: Selective Surface Adsorption of Hydroxide and Hydronium," at noon Friday, March 14, in 138 Abbott Hall. All are welcome to both lectures.
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