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||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||Dan Hooper, Fermilab||Physicist Panel|
|17-Oct-20||The Standard Model of Particle Physics||Allison Reinsvold Hall, Fermilab||Grid Computing Center Virtual Tour|
|24-Oct-20||How We Make and Detect Particles||Cindy Joe and Mandy Rominsky, Fermilab||Computing Panel|
|31-Oct-20||Quantum Computing||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||Karri DiPetrillo, Alexx Perloff, Christian Herwig, Fermilab||CMS Virtual Tour|
|21-Nov-20||Energy and Climate||Bryan Ramson, Fermilab||Engineering Panel|
|28-Nov-20||No Lecture – Thanksgiving Break|
|5-Dec-20||Galactic Astrophysics||Noah Kurinsky, 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.