Washington University in Saint Louis: Zone Meeting Activities

Contact Information

We would appreciate knowing ahead of time if you plan to attend the SPS Zone meeting.

Email Dr. Rebecca Trousil (trousil@wustl.edu) 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"
Invited talks
    "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!

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