Fall Session, 2020

Lecture topics and dates are subject to change. The schedule will be updated accordingly.

Schedule of Fall 2020 Online Lectures held via Zoom

Date Lecture Topic Speaker, Affiliation Virtual Tour
26-Sept-20 Introduction To Fermilab

Lecture slides

Pedro Machado, Fermilab Virtual tour of Fermilab Site
3-Oct-20 Special Relativity Elina Fuchs, Fermilab and University of Chicago Meet and Greet with the SMP Team
10-Oct-20 Quantum Mechanics

Lecture Slides

Dan Hooper, Fermilab Physicist Panel
17-Oct-20 The Standard Model of Particle Physics

Lecture Slides

Allison Reinsvold Hall, Fermilab Grid Computing Center Virtual Tour
24-Oct-20 How We Make and Detect Particles

Particle Accelerators Slides

Particle Detectors Slides

Cindy Joe and Mandy Kiburg, Fermilab Computing Panel
31-Oct-20 Quantum Computing

Link to Colab notebook

Gabe Perdue, Fermilab SRF and Magnets Virtual Tour
7-Nov-20 The Ghostly Neutrinos Karl Warburton, Iowa State University TBD
14-Nov-20 LHC Physics

LHC Physics Slides: pdf


Karri DiPetrillo, Alexx Perloff, Christian Herwig, Fermilab CMS Virtual Tour
21-Nov-20 Energy and Long Term Hydrodynamical Flows on an Ideal Planet Bryan Ramson, Fermilab Engineering Panel
28-Nov-20 No Lecture – Thanksgiving Break
5-Dec-20 Galactic Astrophysics and Cosmology Noah Kurinsky and Adam Anderson, Fermilab SiDet Virtual Tour
12-Dec-20 Physics and Society Pushpa Bhat, Fermilab Graduation

All lectures begin promptly at 9:00 AM.  We recommend you join the Saturday Morning Physics Zoom meeting between 8:45 AM and 8:50 AM.

The lectures are two hours long, with a 10-minute break at about 10:00.  Virtual tours and question & answer sessions start at 11:00; with everything wrapping up around 12:00 PM at the latest.