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EDUCATION FEATURE:
Cosmology Short Course for College Teachers
Bringing the frontiers of research into the undergraduate classroom
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The New Cosmology:
From Quantum Fuzz to the Accelerating Universe

Chautauqua Short Course for College Teachers
October 26-28, 2001

COURSE SCHEDULE

AAC = Astronomy and Astrophysics Center
LASR = Laboratory for Astrophysics and Space Research
KPTC = Kersten Physics Teaching Center
FRIDAY: OCTOBER 26, 2001
8:00 AM Coffee and Welcome (R. Landsberg)
AAC 123
8:30-10:00 AM Big Picture Lecture [PDF file] (M. Turner)
AAC 123
10:00 AM Coffee
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CMB Lecture [PDF file] (W. Hu) (Theory)
AAC 123
12:00 PM Bus to Fermilab - box lunch
1:00-2:00 PM Arrive at Fermilab; tour
Lederman Science Center
2:15-3:00 PM The Search for Dark Matter (R. Dixon)
Wilson Hall 1 West
3:00-3:30 PM Large Scale Structure [PDF file] (S. Dodelson)
Wilson Hall 1 West
3:30 PM Coffee and Snacks
Wilson Hall 15th Floor
4:15-4:45 PM Dark Matter [PDF file] (E. Gates)
Wilson Hall 12 West
5:00-5:45 PM Tour Linear Accelerator and Control Room
~ 6:00 PM Bus back to Chicago
SATURDAY: OCTOBER 27, 2001
8:00 AM BUS TO ADLER PLANETARIUM (CAMPUS AND RAMADA STOPS)
8:30 AM Coffee and Breakfast
Galileo's Cafe
9:00 AM Question and Answer Session (All)
COSMO GALLERY TOUR
11:00 AM BUS TO CAMPUS
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Informal Lunch
KPTC 206
1:00-2:30 PM CMB Experiments Lecture [PDF file] (J. Carlstrom, S. Meyer, B. Winstein)
KPTC 206
2:30-3:00 PM Coffee
3:00-6:00 PM CMB Lab (J. Carlstrom, S. Meyer, B. Winstein)
KPTC 206
Evening Dinner TBD
SUNDAY: OCTOBER 28, 2001
8:30 AM Coffee and Q & A Session
9:00-10:30 AM Dark Energy Lecture [PDF file] (M. Turner)
KPTC 206
10:30 AM Coffee
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM SDSS [PDF] (M. SubbaRao)
KPTC 206
12:30-1:30 PM Lunch
KPTC 206
1:30-3:30 PM SDSS Sky Server Lab (M. SubbaRao)
USITE/Crerar Cluster
3:30 PM Coffee
4:00-5:00 PM Extra Dimensions, Superstrings, and Quantum Gravity (S. Carroll)
KPTC 206
5:00 PM END

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