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Heavy.

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Written by Nathaniel Tagg

April 17th, 2015 at 10:18 am

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Neutrinos in the Classroom

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The MINERvA EPO project is finally ready for release.  Here it is, after lots of hard work by many people:

http://neutrino-classroom.org

This resource allows one to teach particle decay and momentum conservation principles using real data from the MINERvA neutrino experiment!

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

January 7th, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Fourier Series

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It’s so pretty.

How Fourier Series Work-Just in Time for Calculus Finals - Imgur

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

December 12th, 2014 at 9:23 am

Posted in Education,Fun Stuff

Tile-sliding nucleosynthesis

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Try Fe26 and see if you can fuse hydrogen into iron: http://dimit.me/Fe26/

(h/t Katie Childers)

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

October 27th, 2014 at 7:59 pm

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BREAKING OTTERBEIN PHYSICS NEWS

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Prof. Trittmann was apparently abducted by aliens who mutilated his head.  He appears in good spirits. IMG_1648

 

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

October 27th, 2014 at 6:53 pm

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Click for data

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Written by Nathaniel Tagg

August 14th, 2014 at 9:43 am

Posted in Fun Stuff

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Found while idly browsing doing research.
If scientists had logos

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

August 1st, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Posted in Fun Stuff

MicroBooNE Moves!

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MicroBooNE-07-lrMicroBooNE-10-lr

The MicroBooNE detector – a 30-ton, 40-foot-long cylindrical metal tank designed to detect ghostly particles called neutrinos – was carefully transported by truck across the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermilab site, from the warehouse building it was constructed in to the experimental hall three miles away.


Press Release

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

June 24th, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Posted in Neutrinos,Research

Screenage!

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The new University Remote Operations Center for MINERvA/MINOS is taking shape:IMG_3527

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

May 21st, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Posted in Neutrinos,Research

MINERvA in the CERN Courier

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A good writeup of the MINERvA experiment.

http://cerncourier.com/cws/article/cern/56606

Written by Nathaniel Tagg

April 29th, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Posted in Neutrinos,Research