Astronomy Night

Event Date: 
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 5:00pm - 8:45pm

5-6 PM -- PRESENTATION in 130 Nicholson Hall
        SPEAKER: Brad Schaefer
        TITLE: TBA
        SUMMARY: TBA

6-7 PM -- PICNIC DINNER in the Quad area outside Nicholson Hall
        Sponsored by I3

7-8:30 PM -- HANDS-ON PHYSICS DEMOS by Physics REU students and faculty in 109 Nicholson Hall
        Devices such as the Ruben's Tube, Tesla Coil, and Van de Graaff generator. Fun         with liquid nitrogen and more ending with a surprise treat!

8:30 PM -- ASTRONOMY VIEWING from Landolt Observatory in Nicholson Hall (weather permitting)
        Viewing of the Moon, several planets, International Space Station and other         intergalactic activity assisted astronomy faculty and students. Ham radio         demonstration by physics faculty.
        NOTE: The Landolt Observatory is NOT handicapped accessible.


Dr. Kip Matthews
Program Director
Physics & Astronomy REU
(225) 578-2740
OR Katrin Smith
I3 Project Coordinator
Office of Strategic Initiatives
(225) 578-7222