Prescott Campus

NEWS RELEASE

Embry-Riddle Fall Science Speaker Series at the Prescott Campus

Prescott, AZ., September 16, 2013

The Fall Science Speaker Series, sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, begins on Tuesday, Sept. 17. These informative and engaging talks will cover out-of-this-world topics with some of the leading physicists in the country.

Each hour-long presentation is free, open to the public and starts at 12:15 p.m. in the Academic Complex 1 building, room AC-104 on the Prescott, AZ campus at 3700 Willow Creek Road.

Events

The Cosmic Ray and Neutrino Connection: Extreme Astrophysics at the Ends of the Earth
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17
Speaker: Dr. John Kelley | Research Scientist, University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

5th Annual Undergraduate Physics Research Symposium
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 1
This event will showcase several short presentations describing supervised physics research performed by Embry-Riddle students.

 

Tests of Einstein's Relativity
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 15
Speaker: Dr. Quentin Bailey | Associate Professor, Embry-Riddle, Prescott

 

Searching for Alternative Theories of Gravitation Within the Solar System
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 29
Speaker: Dr. Aurelien Hees | Postdoctoral Associate, Cal Tech Jet Propulsion Laboratory

 

Near Earth Objects
Date: Thursday, Oct. 31
Speaker: Dr. Terry Oswalt | Physics Department Chair, Embry-Riddle, Daytona Beach

 

Neutron Stars and Gravitational Waves
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 12
Speaker: Dr. Jocelyn Read | Assistant Professor, California State University, Fullerton

 

For more information on the Fall Science Speaker Series, contact Brennan Hughey at (928) 777-6723 or brennan.hughey@erau.edu.

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