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Adventures in Physics: Fusion Energy

This lively physics show and lecture will entertain children and adults. 

1:00pm - UCI students will kick off the event with a lively show demonstrating concepts of electricity. Learn about voltage, current and resistance. Watch the jumping ring and the can crusher, and participate in educational hands-on activities.

2:00pm - Professor Bill Heidbrink describes the quest to use magnetic fields to harness fusion energy for clean, abundant electricity. Is there a magnetic bottle that can contain 100-million degree ions?

3:00pm - Following the demonstrations and lecture, UCI students will host a Q&A session about life in college.

Please RSVP by Feb. 1.

Saturday, February 3 at 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Physical Sciences Lecture Hall
PSLH, Irvine, CA 92697

Event Type

Special Events, Lectures / Presentations, Sustainability, Technology

Audience

General Public, Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students

Website

https://ps.uci.edu/adventuresinphysics

Cost

Free

Department
Physical Sciences
Hashtag

#ucitoday

Event Sponsor

School of Physical Sciences

Event Contact Email

physicalsciences@uci.edu

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