World Year of Physics 2005

To celebrate the World Year of Physics 2005 the NSCL offers activities and events throughout the year.

NSCL Open Day: 23 April 2005

Cyclotron image Visit a world-class accelerator, producing particles traveling at half the speed of light. Explore the equipment used for studying nuclear properties and how these properties tell us what we are made of. Find out more.

From Da Vinci to Einstein

Exhibition logoA World Year of Physics exhibition hosted by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA) at the NSCL. Visit the online exhibition of pictures painted by 3rd and 4th grade students at Benett Woods Elementary School in Okemos, Michigan. Find out more.

Physics of Atomic Nuclei (PAN): 18–29 July 2005

PAN logo PAN is a summer program for pre-college science teachers and high school teachers organized by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA) and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory.
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The Physics Detective

As part of its Year of Physics celebrations, the journal Nature is publishing a murder mystery series entitled Schrödinger's Mousetrap. Look forward to the episode written by NSCL Professor Remco Zegers published on February 17.
Read the series.

Science, Engineering, and Technology Day: 26 February 2005

Set Day logo Science, Engineering, and Technology Day provides middle school and high school students and their families opportunities to learn about the science and engineering departments at MSU. The NSCL offers a tour of the cyclotron laboratory.
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Einstein Centennial Event: 10 March 2005

Einstein image A celebration of the 100th anniversary of Einstein's miracle year and the World Year of Physics at Michigan State University on March 10, 2005.
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