Saturday, April 17, 2004, 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.

10–11 A.M.
The Physics of Music
Hear a demonstration on the physics of music the fundamentals of sound and musical scales. Professors Erwin Hahn and Dmitry Budker
1 LeConte Hall
10 A.M.–3 P.M.
Hands-on Physics
Physics is fun! Enjoy exciting, interactive hands-on exhibits and demonstrations for all ages an experience no one should miss. Physics students
375 & 385 LeConte Hall
11 A.M.–2 P.M.
Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) Lab Open
A unique opportunity to see researchers at work. Take a lab tour. Explore the science of "dark matter"—experiment that may help explain how galaxies are formed. Hear about WIMPs, Universe, and the "Big Bang." Photos
83 LeConte Hall
11 A.M.–4 P.M.
Physics Research Poster Display
Physics undergraduates offer this exciting display featuring their research projects with Berkeley faculty members. Physics students
LeConte Hall, 3rd floor
11 A.M.–Noon
The Physics of Bicycle Riding
How do we balance and steer when riding a bike? Why do we lean to turn? Why is riding slow harder than riding fast? How does a helmet work? Physics explains it all! Bring your helmet if you can. Professor Joel Fajans
4 LeConte Hall
Noon–1 P.M.
The Physics Undergraduate Program
Hear faculty advisers, student services staff, and students discuss the educational and research opportunities for Cal physics students.
2 LeConte Hall
1–2 P.M.
Fun with Physics Why Should Students Have All the Fun?
From the amazing to the spectacular, see some of physics students' favorite laboratory demonstrations used in teaching physics at Berkeley. Professor Howard A. Shugart
1 LeConte Hall
2–3 P.M.
What We Didn't Know Last Year Stories of Discovery at Cal
What a difference a year makes! Find out about the latest breakthroughs and discoveries made by innovative physicists at Berkeley. Professor Robert Jacobsen
2 LeConte Hall

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Last revised: 9 April 2004
Elizabeth Arscott