A key component when forecasting what the Earth’s climate might look like in the future is the ability to draw on accurate temperature records of the past. By reconstructing past latitudinal temperature gradients (the difference in average temperature between the…
Food Truck for the Physics Mind Comes to Campus March 28
What’s billed as the “food truck for the physics mind” will be coming to campus Thursday, March 28. A 44-foot trailer, filled with a variety of physics apparatus, will be pulling up to campus, and students, faculty and staff invited to climb on board, starting at 9:30 a.m. The truck will be located between the Dome and Heroy.
The trailer, which is owned by lab equipment company TeachSpin, features a variety of demonstrations and experiments involving particle physics, magnetic torque, and the interaction of laser light with atoms, among others. The event is sponsored by the Physics Department.