Can we actually use neutrinos? What do we know about climage change? How do particle accelerators work? If you’re curious about what physics is and how it impacts the world we live in, spend Saturday morning at the University of Tennessee for our Saturday Morning Physics series. Physics faculty along with experts from other UT departments and Oak Ridge National Laboratory will explain their research and how it ties in with some of the important scientific questions that challenge our thinking and help shape our future.
|March 2, 2019||
|Topic: Mirror Matter
Title: Is there Mirror Matter in the universe?
|March 30, 2019||
Andrew W. Steiner
|Topic: Astrophysics/Neutron Stars
Title: How Neutron Star Squishiness Changes Space and Time
|April 13, 2019||
Title: Using Physics and Nanotechnology to Understand Bacterial Cells
|April 20, 2019||
|Topic: Condensed Matter Physics
Title: The Discovery of Quanta: The Birth of Modern Physics
|April 27, 2019||
|Topic: Quark-Gluon Plasma
Title: Melting Nuclei
Format: Lecture is 10 to 11 AM with Q&A from 11 to 11:20 AM
Venue: 415 Nielsen Physics Building
Parking: Free parking for attendees in the 11th Street Garage
For high school students, a final participation certificate will be awarded if you attend at least 8 out of 10 SMP lectures.
Contact: Kranti Gunthoti