Physics Day Show At U.Va. April 23
April 8, 2003--
Ninth Annual National Physics Day show at the University of Virginia
Wednesday, April 23, 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
U.Va. Physics Building, Room 203 (Jesse W. Beams Laboratory of Physics),
382 McCormick Road
by U.Va. physics professors Steve Thornton and Robert Watkins and
lecturer/demonstrator Mike Timmins will intrigue and excite people
of all ages. They will show exploding gas bubbles and flying corks,
and demonstrate how a theremin works and how a stud-finder works,
and much more. The family show is designed to fascinate everyone.
shows, one at 6 p.m., the other at 7:15 p.m., are free and open
to the public. Parking is available in the parking garage on Emmet
Street, in the football stadium lots, or behind the physics department
beside Ruffner Hall.
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
Tammie Shifflett, (434) 924-6565