Thanks to our webmaster, Ben, I can now post announcements here, so you should begin to see them fairly regularly. Check back often!
Our next meeting will be Friday 3/28, at 4:00pm in Bloomberg 462. As you may know,
a team of physicists last week announced that they've detected evidence of gravitational
waves. This is kind of a big deal, so we've got Professor Marc Kamionkowski coming to
our meeting to give a talk on the subject. He's been all over the news lately, since this
experimental evidence supports many of his theories. This talk should be right on the cutting
edge of physics, so please attend!
Also, just an aside: SPS went on a department-funded trip to California last week to visit
some national labs. We went to SLAC, LBL, and many interesting sites around the San Francisco
area. If you attended the trip, please gather your photos and receipts and bring them to the
First off, our next meeting will be tomorrow, Friday 3/7, at 4pm in Bloomberg
462. I know I said Professor Reich would be coming to give a talk, but he can’t
make it, so instead, Professor Mihai Tohaneanu of the math department will be
coming to give a talk. It should be interesting - his research focuses
primarily, to my understanding, on mathematical black holes, and I’m looking
forward to hearing what he has to say. Please attend, as he’s a PHA guest!
He also says:
Next up, our Physics Fair is coming up soon-ish (it’s during Spring Fair),
and the people organizing it would like volunteers to sign up as soon as
possible! I really expect every SPS member to pitch in - this is a huge effort
by the department every year and we’re always a major part of it.
So, sign up! Look at the jobs spreadsheets to see what kinds of jobs there are;
if you don't have any idea what you want to do, write 'anything'.