Scientific Colloquium
December 3, 2004

Robert P. Crease, a philosopher who writes a monthly column entitled
"Critical Point" for PHYSICS WORLD, will talk about the results of a survey
he conducted of the "Most Beautiful Experiments in Science."  He will
discuss the ten experiments most frequently mentioned by those polled, and
the reasons given for thinking these experiments beautiful.  He will also
discuss what it means for experiments, if they can be beautiful, and what
it means for beauty, if experiments can possess it.