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Physics of Atomic Nuclei (PAN)

Primary Institution: Michigan State University or University of Notre Dame
Affiliation: JINA and NSCL
City: East Lansing or South Bend
States: IN, MI
Job Duration: one week
Class Requirement: current high school student
Position Type: Education/Outreach
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Nuclear Physics
Description: A free residential summer camp for high school students (both sites) and science teachers (MSU only).

PAN is an outreach program at two world leading nuclear physics laboratories: Nuclear Science Laboratory located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory located on the campus of Michigan State University. It is run by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA) and either NSL or NSCL faculty and staff. We welcome students who have completed at least one year of high school and science teachers (primarily high school physics or chemistry, though others have found the program useful). The program introduces participants to the fundamentals of the extremely small domain of atomic nuclei and its connection to the extremely large domain of astrophysics and cosmology.
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Application Deadline: 04/7/2014
Job Website:
Additional Information: PROGRAM DATES

Science Teachers:
July 27 - August 1, 2014 @MSU

High School Students:
June 22-27, 2014 @ND
August 3 - 8, 2014 @MSU

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Zachary Constan
640 S. Shaw Lane
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-908-7363
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