Thursday, January 1, 2009

The Wonder of Physics UW Madison - FREE tickets

The Wonder of Physics Annual Show

From the Website:
"Never has there been a time when an understanding of science has been more important to the well-being of individuals and to the nation than the present. Yet many recent studies have documented a lack of interest in science and hence a decline in science literacy in the United States.

To address this problem, the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1984 began a program called The Wonders of Physics aimed at generating interest in physics among people of all ages and backgrounds. The heart of the program is a fast-paced presentation of physics demonstrations carefully chosen to be entertaining as well as educational.

The show has been presented by Professor Clint Sprott on the Madison campus over 200 times to a total audience of about 70,000. In addition a traveling show has been developed and presented by physics graduate students and staff over a thousand times to audiences of all ages throughout Wisconsin and the nation.

Annual Presentation

Scheduled presentations of The Wonders of Physics and tours of the Physics Department laboratories are given on the UW-Madison campus for the general public in mid-February each year. Free tickets are recommended and are available after January 1st using the On-Line Ticket Form. Alternately, you may call (608) 262-2927 or e-mail wonders@physics.wisc.edu. The next public presentations of The Wonders of Physics are scheduled as follows:
        February 7,  2009 at 1, 4 and 7 pm
February 8, 2009 at 1 and 4 pm
February 14, 2009 at 1, 4 and 7 pm
February 15, 2009 at 1 and 4 pm
These presentations will be held in 2103 Chamberlin Hall, 1150 University Avenue, Madison, WI. "

Website:
http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/wop.htm

Request your free electronic tickets here:
http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/tickleft.exe

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