2014 JHU Workshop - List of Talks

Monday 28 July

9:00-10:00 Introduction to QuarkNet (Jeremy Smith)

10:00-11:00 Basics of the Standard Model (Dr. Petar Maksimovic)

11:00-12:00 The Photoelectric Effect & a Classroom Experimental Apparatus (PowerPoint)  (Dr. Morris Swartz)  (PDF Version)


Tuesday 29 July

Film: Particle Fever

11:00-12:00 Q&A (Dr. Jared Kaplan)


Wednesday 30 July

9:00-10:00 CMB History and Current Theory / Results (Dr. Mark Kamionkowski)

Planck Satellite Image of the CMB

10:00-11:00 Latest Results from CLASS Experiment (Dr. Tom Essinger-Hileman)

11:00-12:00 Higgs Physics (Dr. Andrei Gritsan)


Thursday 31 July

9:00-10:00 CERN Summer Vacation (Kevin Martz)

ATLAS Publicity Photo

10:00-11:00 Active Learning in Physics Education (Dr. Robert Leheny)

11:00-12:00 Black Holes (Dr. Julian Krolik)


Click here for accretion disk animation!

Black Hole + Accretion Disk 


Friday 1 August

9:00-10:00 Physics of Climate Change (Dr. Bill Blair)

10:00-11:00 Diversity (or Lack Thereof) in Physics (Alice Sady)

11:00-12:00 History of Discovery; Future QuarkNet Activities & Planning (Dr. Morris Swartz)