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July 13 - August 3, 2014

July

13

Brilliant Light, Illuminating Science

Tour the National Synchrotron Light Source and learn how it is used to look into everything from batteries to viruses. Visit NSLS-II, a new, powerful photon microscope designed to deliver world-leading intensity and brightness. This year, we celebrate the International Year of Crystallography with magical presentations and interactive fun!

Bus tickets available after attending overview in Berkner Hall, Room B; last facility visits begin at 3 p.m.

 

Science Talks

11 a.m.

“Doing Research at NSLS: Examples in Alzheimer’s Disease and Green Fuels”

Science Education Center Auditorium
Presented by Maria Sirenko, Undergraduate, Cornell University & Tiffany Victor, PhD Student, Stony Brook University

1 p.m.

“SIX: A Looong Beamline at NSLS-II to Look at Electrons”

Science Education Center Auditorium
Presented by Ignace Jarrige, Physicist, Photon Sciences

2 p.m.

“How Insects Breathe, Eat and Zap: Discovering Insect Physiology with X-rays”

Science Education Center Auditorium
Presented by Wah-Keat Lee, Physicist, Photon Sciences

 

Science Laser Light Spectacular

Noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m.

Berkner Hall Auditorium
Be sure to arrive early as the auditorium fills quickly!

 

Hands On Science Fun!

All Day

Berkner Hall Lobby
Velocity up; pressure down! Experience the Bernoulli Principle in action or make your hair stand on end with our Van de Graaff generator!

photo of NSLS-II