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Saturday Morning Physics (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 on Saturday, April 23, 2005, during Saturday Morning Physics.

Mark Kennedy

April 23: Physics DemoLab Staff Mark Kennedy, Harminder Sandhu & Warren Smith gave a talk entitled “The Art of Physics Demonstrations”

Here Mark Kennedy sets up some equipment

Warren #1

Warren #2

Warren Smith demonstrates two ways to generate electric fields

Talking with Visitors #1

Talking with Visitors #2

Mark and Warren talk to visitors

Nathan, Bernard and John

Dick, John and Mike

Some Lowbrows after the talk

Take Cover

Lowbrows sometimes play practical jokes. Five Lowbrows demonstrate one joke that never got used. These 9 sheets of paper (which spell out the words “Take Cover”) were later presented to Warren as a gift.

Other Saturday Morning Physics Photos

Photo Credits

For more information

See the Saturday Morning Physics Page.


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