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2016 Physics & Engineering Festival

April 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University invite you to the 2016 Physics & Engineering Festival, an entertaining and informative weekend scientific extravaganza for all ages.

No fees or tickets are required for the free annual event, scheduled for Saturday, April 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the George P. Mitchell ’40 Physics Building on the Texas A&M campus.

Activities will begin at 10 a.m. with hands-on science exhibitions and engineering technology demonstrations and conclude with a 4 p.m. public lecture by internationally recognized theoretical physicist and author of popular books and the Preposterous Universe blog Dr. Sean M. Carroll, Research Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology and a past TED speaker.

All events are hosted by Texas A&M Physics and Astronomy and Texas A&M Aerospace Engineering in partnership with several other campus units, including the Departments of Chemistry, Mathematics and Atmospheric Sciences as well as the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.


For the latest details regarding the 2016 Physics & Engineering Festival, including event directions and parking information, please visit http://physicsfestival.tamu.edu.


Contact: Shana K. Hutchins, (979) 862-1237 or shutchins@science.tamu.edu or Dr. Tatiana Erukhimova, (979) 845-5644 or etanya@physics.tamu.edu



April 9, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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George P. Mitchell ’40 Physics Building on the Texas A&M campus