UO QuarkNet Workshop June 23-24, 2016412 Willamette Hall, University of Oregon (Directions)

Program Outline, links to talks or related sites:

Thur June 23

Fri June 24
8:30Catered light food and coffee, Wil 412
8:30  gather, eat, drink

Ray Frey:
Welcome, introductions
9:00Ray Frey: Astrophysics with GWs – implications so far and prospects [ pdf , 24MB]
9:20 Jim Brau: Einstein's Warped Universe: Riding Gravitational Waves Through Space-time [ pdf , 6MB]
10:00 Tim Cohen: Dark Matter [ pdf , 7MB]
Stephanie Majewski: Physics in Industry [ pdf , 49MB ]
(All) What cool projects I did last year and what I plan to do next year.
Bryan Rebar: STEM-CORE program; research opportunities for teachers

12:00lunch, on your own
lunch, on your own
1:30Eric Torrence: LHC – How does it work? Current status. [ pdf , 13MB]
Projects (contd.)
Graham Kribs: Supernovae [ pdf , 6MB]
Spencer Chang: Radiation – electromagnetic and gravitational [ pdf , 4MB]
4:00Taylor Contreras: Pine Mountain Observatory [ pdf , 0.8MB]
3:00Robert Schofield: How do we know we detected gravitational waves? [ pdf , 48MB], [ pptx (with movies) , 150MB]

    Ray Frey, rayfrey (at uoregon.edu),  541-346-5873
    Anne McGinley, annem (at uoregon.edu),  541-346-4898

UO Faculty participants:
    Jim Brau, Spencer Chang, Tim Cohen, Ray Frey, Graham Kribs, Stephanie Majewski, Bryan Rebar, Robert Schofield, Eric Torrence

UO Student Presenter:
    Taylor Contreras

 QuarkNet Volunteer:
    Dave Trapp

High school science teacher participants:

    Beth Chruchill (Salem)
    Ron Crawford (Bend)
    Karen Hunter (Home Schooler)
    Art Liddle (Springfield HS)
    Sonia Ljungdahl (Springfield HS)

Asher Tubman (South Eugene HS)


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