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Fall Lecture Demonstration Show

Wednesday November 2, 2022
7:00 pm

 Presenter:  Society of Physics Students and UNM Physics and Astronomy faculty
 Abstract:  Free Physics Demo Night: Astonishing Feats of Physics
Physics Demo Night

Could you make a beach ball hover in mid-air, using only a common gardening tool?
Can two plates held together by a vacuum, defeat a team of people?
What happens when you fill a 55 gallon drum with steam, then close the lid?
How does fiber optics power the internet?

The UNM Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a Demonstration Show, on Wednesday, October 30, from 7-8 pm, in Regener Hall Auditorium (Room 103). High school teachers and students are especially invited to attend. UNM's Society of Physics Students and faculty will illustrate basic principles in mechanics, optics, electricity and magnetism with a giant Newton's Cradle, beach balls, a Human Gyroscope, Rocket Car, Optical Fibers, Laser Interference, the Tesla Coil, and a suspenseful implosion.
 Web Site:    / pandaweb/ events/ flyers/ DemoShowFlierFall2022.pdf
 Host:  David Dunlap
 Location:  Room 103, Regener Hall

Disability Notice If you need an auxiliary aid or service to attend any Department of Physics and Astronomy event, please contact the department (phone: 505 277-2616; email: physics@unm.edu) as far in advance as possible to ensure you are accommodated.