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Saturday Morning Physics (March and April 2005)

During the fall and winter, the University of Michigan Physics Department hosts a series of multimedia presentations called Saturday Morning Physics. These presentations are aimed at the general public. Generally you can find several Lowbrows in attendance. (The Lowbrows are an amateur astronomy club based in Ann Arbor). The following photographs were taken in March and April 2005, all during Saturday Morning Physics.

Fred Adams

Fred Adams answering questions

March 12: Fred Adams gave a talk entited “Cosmic Genesis: How Physics Drives the Structure of the Universe.”

Tim McKay

Tim McKay answering questions

March 19: Timothy McKay gave a talk entitled “How Do We Know the Big Bang Really Happened? Early Evidence.”

Warren Smith and Charlie Nielsen

Equipment room for the Saturday Morning Physics demonstrations

March 19: After Timothy McKay’s talk, Warren Smith was kind enough to give a few Lowbrows a tour of the equipment room for the Saturday Morning Physics demonstrations.

John Monnier

April 9: John Monnier gave a talk entitled “The Quest to Discover New ‘Earths.’ ”

Warren Smith

After the Talk

April 16: Timothy Chupp gave a talk entitled “Solar Neutrinos.” These photos were taken afer Timothy Chupp’s talk (Dr. Chupp is not shown).

Other Saturday Morning Physics Photos

Photo Credits

For more information

See the Saturday Morning Physics Page.


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