University of Toledo - Summer 2005


World Year of Physics 2005 - Celebrating the 100th Anniversary
of the 1905 "Annus Mirabilis of Albert Einstein

Click Here to reach the 2005 Saturdays with Physics Homepage

News Flashes:
  • Physics Today features story on Jackie Kane!     (second page)
  • Prof. Ale Lukaszew receives prestigious Cottrell Award!
          This will further enhance "Saturdays with Physics" in 2005!
  • The Schedule for Summer 2005 will be announced soon. The format will be similar to that of Summer 2004 (see below). Since 2005 is the 'International Year of Physics,' celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Albert Einstein's 'Miracle Year" 1905, special emphasis will be given to the contributions of Einstein.

    (Schedule from last summer)

    Family-Oriented Science Fun - Free to the Public - Summer 2004

    Saturdays,   June 5 - July 10,   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM     (Breakfast reception 9-9:30)
    University of Toledo, McMaster Hall Lecture Room 1005 (Click here for Campus Map)
    Suggested audience: Elementary School through High School (Grades 4-12)
    Parents and Teachers at all levels are welcome!

    2004 Program (click speaker for personal homepage - click title for abstract.)

    June   5     Larry Curtis  -- What is this universe we live in?
    June 12     Lawrence Anderson-Huang --  Light and color
    June 19     Jim Solomon -- Vacuum technology
    June 26     Karen and Jon Bjorkman --  Astronomy and astrophysics
    July   3      Bernie Bopp --  Music and sound
    July 10     Al Compaan  -- Solar Energy: the 21st century power for globally-connected societies

    Watch this space for updates. For more information, contact Larry Curtis (email) or the UT Physics Office (tel 419 530 2241).

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