Cosmic Ray Workshop Details, Aug 15-17, 2016
Each participant teacher can receive a stipend of $100/day and each participant student can receive a stipend of $64/day.
Apply Here: Teacher Application.html
Instruments prepared by participants:
Each group (two people) needs one laptop (MacOS preferred/Windows is fine)
Parking: CENTRAL PLAZA GARAGE, LEVELS C2-C5 (note: The physics building is due south of the parking garage. The closest parking will be on the lowest level, C5, and will be near the exit ramp. Tell the attendant that you are in the QuarkNet Workshop.
|Kelso High School||Rose Emanuel <firstname.lastname@example.org>||TBC|
|Meadowdale High||Jim Landon <LandonJ@edmonds.wednet.edu>||TBC|
|Raisbeck Aviation High||Scott Mccomb <Scott.McComb@highlineschools.org>
Nikhil Joshi <Nikhil.Joshi@highlineschools.org>
|Interlake High||||Prana Mittal <email@example.com>|
|||Aug 17||Aug 18||Aug 19|
|Program||Cosmic Ray Muon Detector/eLab;|
|9am||Prof. Jeff Wilson: Welcome/Intro||Cosmic eLab||Cosmic eLab: write poster|
|10am||Rose Emanuel: CRMD overview||data-taking||group reports|
|11am||Prof. Jeffrey Wilkes: galactic cosmic rays (see below)|
|1pm-5pm||CRMD assembly, plateau, calibration||data taking & analysis||More reports; future plans|
|workshop done by 12pm|
Mentor: Prof. R. Jeff Wilkes, Prof. Shih-Chieh HsuUW QuarkNet Staff: Mark R Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>Technical Support: Steve StrauszUW QuarkNet Fellow: David Trapp <email@example.com>
- Workshop preparation for metors and teachers [doc]
CRMD overview [ppt] by Bob Peterson
- Galactic and extra-galactic cosmic rays: ground based air shower experiments [pdf] by Prof. Jeff Wilkes 2013 (see other below)
- Cosmic Ray Muon Detector manual [pdf] by Chunyang Ding
- VIDEO: Ring of Truth- Phillip Morrison (PBS)- Morrison's 1987 PBS series, THE RING OF TRUTH, where in the episode "Mapping" he drives along a longitude line from border to border, demonstrating *pre-modern navigation* using Eratosthenes’ method to find latitudes, and Cassini’s tables of Jupiter’s moons to find longitude.
- Compton Cosmic Ray Studies with Electroscopes -Arthur H. Compton's organization of expeditions in the early 1930s to measure cosmic ray fluxes with uniform instrumentation (electroscopes) at many sites in the US and around the world. This article details his journeys.