Physics Day Show At U.Va. April 19
Seventh Annual National Physics Day show at the University of
Thursday, April 19, 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
U.Va. Physics Building, room 203
Physics Day is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the
American Institute of Physics and other science organizations to
promote public awareness of physics through educational outreach
by U.Va. physics professors Steve Thornton and Robert Watkins and
lecture demonstrator Mike Timmins will intrigue and excite people
of all ages. The three will use the power of physics to break and
crush a variety of objects, from soda cans to a 55-gallon drum.
Children will be able to crush plastic soda bottles by simply dipping
them in water. The laser light show, a traditional favorite of this
event, has been updated with some exciting new twists.
showings of this family-oriented educational demonstration are free
and open to the public. Parking is available in the garage on Emmet
Street, in the football stadium lots, or behind the Physics Building,
located on McCormick Road near Whitehead Road.
more information, call Suzie Garrett, (804) 924-6791 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fariss Samarrai, (804) 924-3778