Schedule – 2015

Check out our updated schedule for April 11, 2015!

10:00 am – Breakfast & Welcome from Professor Peter Fisher, Department Head

Location: Room 8-329 (Bld. 8, Floor 3 – <http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=8>)

11:00 am – Faculty Talk by Professor Tracy Slatyer

Curious about what a renown professor has to say about physics? Join in on a casual discussion and learn about the career of a physicist!

11:45 am – “In the Mind of Einstein” – Relativity Activity

We’ll do a cool demo to explore one of Einstein’s most amazing achievements – General Relativity! This year also marks the 100th Anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. Come learn what it’s all about!

12:30 pm – Lunch with undergrads!

Come have free lunch and socialize with our wonderful undergrads to learn first-hand about physics and life at MIT!

1:30 pm – Lab Tours

Have you ever heard of biophysics? Want to see an NMR machine up close? Or maybe some super-fast particles? Come check out some cool labs at MIT, and the awesome experiments run by undegrads, grads, and world-class faculty!

2:30 pm – Research Talk by Graduate Student

What does it mean to be a physicist, or a student of physics? What is some cool research currently being done? Come find out why a career in physics might be for you! 🙂

3:15 pm – Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream & More!

Do you like ice cream? Do you like science? Come enjoy both of these things!

4:15 pm – Phun Physics Activity

Learn how to make a mini physics demo that will amaze your friends!

4:45 pm – Closing Talk

5:00 pm – Time to be picked up!