Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

September 16, 2011 10:17 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Mark the Grand Opening of the Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2011) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver opening remarks on the topic of learning and innovation at the grand opening of the Stephen Hawking Centre, at Perimeter Institute, in Waterloo, Ontario, on Saturday, September 17, 2011, at 2:45 p.m.

About the Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute

Named after the internationally regarded former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University, the new Stephen Hawking Centre is devoted to cutting-edge scientific research, training and outreach activities in theoretical physics. The state-of-the-art research complex will help advance scientific progress by providing the ultimate environment for the human mind to conceive, visualize and understand the nature of physical reality, from the subatomic world to the entire universe. For more information, visit

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