Subject Seminars in the Experimental Study Group
Tuesday, August 28, starting at 2:00 at
ESG (6th floor of building 24)
Seminar availabiliy is tentative, based on interest. If you are
interested, sign up and you'll be emailed with the time.
- "How could Science discover the Soul" - Lee Perlman
We will, together, design an experiment based in sound principles of
science, to verify or falsify, once and for all, the proposition that
"Human beings have souls" We will collectively share any prize money
the Nobel Committee awards us (with the larger share going to me). A
- Particle Physics for Poets - Jeff Bowers (Physics)
A lecture on fundamental particle physics that is accessible to
freshmen. Discover what a particle really is (we think), what's
strange about them, and where modern science is looking for more
- Fibonnaci Sequences - Craig Watkins (Math)
We all know about Fibonnaci sequences as a rough model of the
population of bunnies (1,1,
... 280571172992510140037611932413038677189525), but there's much more
than simplistic biology involved here. The first two terms do not
need to be (a) integers (b) positive (c) rational (d) real.
- The History of ESG - Jimmy Rising (Seminars, undergrad)
ESG has a long and fascinating history, from the glimmers in the minds
of its creators to its modern incarnation and what it might grow into
in the future.