Washington University in Saint Louis: Zone Meeting Activities
Washington University in Saint Louis
We would appreciate knowing ahead of time if you plan to attend the SPS Zone meeting.
Email Dr. Rebecca Trousil (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a registration form.
Saturday April 12th
9:00 a.m. - Registration begins
10:00 a.m. - Public lecture by Dr. Mark Alford, "What does quantum mechanics tell us about the universe?"
Various Times - Other Saturday activities:
Physics Jeopardy! and Fermi Question competition
Invited talk: "Newton didn't just plunk it down" -
Dr. John Ridgen
2:30 - Wrap up and head downtown for APS student-oriented sessions
Evening - A trip to City Museum
Sunday April 13th
WashU lab tours
Film Screening - Physics cult classic "Frames of Reference"
"Metals, Civilization, and Physics: From Bronze Age Swords to Glass Golf Clubs" - Dr. Ken Kelton, Arthur Holly Compton Professor of Physics
"In the complex plane classical mechanics and quantum mechanics are very much alike!" - Dr. Carl Bender, Konneker Distinguished Professor of Physics
Stay tuned for more information!
- City Museum: A really fun place to go!