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July 12 - August 2, 2015



Brilliant Light, Dazzling Discoveries

Facility Visit

Visit NSLS-II, a new, powerful photon microscope designed to deliver world-leading intensity and brightness. This year, we celebrate the International Year of Light 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.


Family Science Talks


“Energy, CO2, Climate & You!,” presented by Stephen E. Schwartz, Senior Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division

11 a.m. • 12:30 p.m. • 2 p.m.

Science Education Center Auditorium
Dr. Schwartz's research focuses on the influence of energy-related gases and particles on Earth's climate.


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