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Neutrino Demo

Neutrino Physics Demonstrations

Saturday, June 7, 2014

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

View demonstrations and listen to short talks by physicists who use spark chambers, photomultiplier tubes, and other devices to perform research on neutrinos and other subatomic particles.

Talk Schedule:

11:00 a.m. - Neutrinos: Abundant, Elusive, Weird, and Crucial

Learn about neutrinos from Fermilab scientist Boris Kayser - from their weird behaviors to how important they are to our universe.

1:00 p.m. - Astronomy at the South Pole: Life at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory

Meet researcher Laura Gladstone and learn about her work conducted at the South Pole!

3:00 p.m. - Liquid Argon: Applications in Research and Ice Cream

Hear from graduate students working on Fermilab's MicroBooNE Experiment and learn about how liquid argon can be used for particle physics research as well as for making instantly frozen ice cream.

 

Free with museum admission. Demonstrations and talks provided by the Neutrino 2014 Conference.