Leon Lederman, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1988, leads a group of distinguished physicists in a Spanish-language presentation at Carbondale Community School on Monday, July 9 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Scientists apply their considerable skills every day to understanding the world around us. But can those skills also be applied to achieving understanding among the people of that often-troubled world—and in one of the most troubled areas of that world?
From a balloon ascent to Tabletop Science; from an evening Sky Party to Physics on Stage; from a Virtual Science Fair to hands-on exhibits: Science Weekend has something for everyone of every age on Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8, in and around the Snowmass Village Mall.
Officials at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced today (June 22) that they had ordered a contractor to suspend work on a construction project at the laboratory.
From rockets to hot-air balloons, from soap bubbles to egg-crash derbies: Visiting scientists and science teachers will team up with Roaring Fork Valley organizations to offer kids a special combination of learning and summer fun during “Snowmass 2001: A Summer Study on the Future of Particle Physics,” June 30-July 21 at the Snowmass Conference Center.
A select group of 24 high school science teachers from across the country will share the singular opportunity to bring the high-energy physics frontier back to their classrooms through the QuarkNet teacher training workshop July 1-6 at the Snowmass Conference Center, during the three-week conference “Snowmass 2001: A Summer Study on the Future of Particle Physics.”
Physicists, often regarded as having their heads in the clouds, will take their stereotype literally during an aerial experiment in the early morning of Sunday, July 8 at Snowmass, Colorado when they lift off in a hot-air balloon to re-create the 1912 discovery of cosmic rays by Austrian physicist Victor Hess.
The scientists and science educators taking part in “Snowmass 2001: A Summer Study on the Future of Particle Physics” have made children a priority in the three-week conference, June 30-July 21 at the Snowmass Conference Center.
“Snowmass 2001” will bring more than 500 of the country’s leading physicists together in the Rocky Mountains to look beyond the horizon.
The proprietor of one of the nation’s first sites on the World Wide Web today (March 1) unveiled a new, redesigned version of its website.