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Colloquia

ics Joint Colloquium: Physics Department & Society of Physics Students
Friday, February 22, 2013
4:00 PM
Physics Building, Room 203
Note special time.
Note special room.
Richard Berg [Host: Craig Group]
University of Maryland
"The Physics IQ Test"
 
 Slideshow (PDF)
ABSTRACT:
The assembled throngs vote on the outcome of counterintuitive "brainteaser" type physics questions, which are then answered by performing simple physics demonstration experiments. One interesting result is that the average score is about the same for groups ranging from high school students to physics professors.
SLIDESHOW:

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