Saturday Morning Physics
Higher, Faster, Longer: From Model Rocketry to Rocket Science


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  • Host Department: Physics
  • Date: 10/21/2006
  • Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Location: 170 & 182 Dennison Building

  • Description: Explore the physics and engineering techniques of hobby experimentation by examining a variety of flying model rockets, airplanes and toys in the first lecture. The second lecture will illustrate how principles learned from experimentation can be applied to the design and construction of new undergraduate lab experiments.

    Detailed Information
    All talks are free and refreshments will be served. Visitor parking for the seminars (Central Campus) is across the street from the Dennison Building in the U-M Church Street structure. There is a $2.00 parking charge implemented by U-M Parking Services.

    Contact Information
    For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437