Jefferson Lab Science Series

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Current Science Series Schedule

Lectures are free and open to students and adults with an interest in science. All lectures begin at 7:00 pm in CEBAF Center Auditorium [Download a Map] [Locate Jefferson Lab on Google Maps] [Display a QR Code for Scanning] and last for about an hour. Seating in the CEBAF Center Auditorium is limited to about 260 people. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Unfortunately, people arriving once capacity has been reached will be turned away. Lectures will be added to the video archive for on-demand viewing upon approval from the presenter.

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What Every Dog Should Know About Quantum Physics

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Quantum physics, the science of extremely small things like atoms and subatomic particles, is one of the best tested theories in the history of science, and also one of the most bizarre. Many of its predictions - particles that behave like waves, cats that are alive and dead at the same time, objects that pass through barriers as if they weren't even there - seem more like science fiction than science fact. In this talk I'll explain the reality behind some of the stranger aspects of quantum physics, and why it is so important that even dogs should know about it.

Dr. Chad Orzel - Union College

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