Field trip - March 2005
We had about 30 students visiting our lab; pictures taken by
Lab Home --
Experimental facilities --
- Denis Semwogerere introduces squishy materials.
(Looking at squishy materials such as foam using a magnifying
glass and a microscope. Vikram Prasad is visible in the 1st
picture, standing behind Denis.)
- Gianguido Cianci discussing
Jason Hay is visible in 2nd picture, at left (wearing a white shirt).
- Preparing to play with
we used are safe to touch, but we had the students put on
gloves so they would be encouraged to touch the materials and
engage in the experiments we conducted.)
Segre does a loud electrical demonstration.
(A Wimshurst generator.)
- Dr. Jed
Brody induces electric fields.
(Jed is holding a tesla coil with his right hand, and inducing a
fluorescent bulb to light, held by the students.)
- Eric Weeks demonstrates liquid nitrogen.
(Last picture is smashing a frozen banana with a hammer.)
- Eric Weeks demonstrating angular momentum, with help from
(2nd picture: Eric is very dizzy. In the foreground, you can
see pieces of shattered frozen banana.)
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