2015 Picnic Day Schedule of Events for Physics

Physics is Fun!

April 18, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Roessler Hall 168

A room filled with demos showing cool physics and some applications to modern technology. Informal and staffed by volunteers.

Physics Club Shows

Three repeat performances on April 18,

10:30–11:15, 11:30–12:15, 12:30–1:15

Roessler Hall 66

Some of our more spectacular demonstrations with entertaining explanations. Presented by Physics Club volunteers.

Physics Public Lectures

Roessler Hall 66 on April 18

2:00–2:40 Prof. Maxwell Chertok

The Higgs Boson Discovery

2:40–3:20 Asst. Prof. Michael Mulhearn

Discovering Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays with your Smartphone

3:20–4:00 Prof. Shirley Chiang

A microscope that “sees” atoms and molecules