Physics & Astronomy Events

Friday

December 2, 2011 2:40 pm

Physics Colloquium – Dec. 2, 2011 – James Valles

“Manipulating Life with Intense Magnetic Fields” presented by Professor James Valles Department of Physics Brown University In this talk Professor Valles talks about — the materials in cells are primarily diamagnetic and thus, respond weakly to terrestrial magnetic fields….

Friday

December 9, 2011 1:30 pm

Planetarium Shows – Dec. 9-12, 2011 – FYS 340 Final Projects

Planetarium Shows – Dec. 9-12, 2011 – FYS 340 Final Projects

FYS 340 – PLANETARIUM PRODUCTION presents Friday, December 9 1:30pm Heroes of the Night Sky Lesea Bourke 4:30pm Star Clusters Anna Whetzle Saturday, December 10 Noon Taurus the Bull Charley Kenyon 1:30pm Orion’s Supergiant Shoulder Matthew Silverman 3:00pm Got…

Friday

December 9, 2011 2:40 pm

Senior Thesis Presentation – Dec. 9, 2011 – Ethan Emerson

“Evaporative cooling of trapped gas particles: a numerical analysis” Senior Thesis presented by Ethan Emerson This thesis develops a numerical simulation of evaporative cooling of atomic vapor as it pertains to the ultracold (nanoKelvin) phenomenon of Bose-Einstein condensation. I…