Institution: University of Ottawa
Category: Faculty of Science
This fast-paced mini-course will introduce students to some of the most fascinating topics in current physics. Each day full of interactive lectures and hands-on demonstrations will be concluded with a talk given by a guest speaker. Among the topics to be discussed are: quantum information, stellar evolution, Big Bang, standard model and gravitational waves, nano devices used to manipulate single protein molecules. Students will be given the opportunity to use our undergraduate laboratory and learn details of the experimental error analysis, as well as visit the state-of-the-art research labs. The workshop during which students will manufacture and test the nano-devices will be organized by bio-physics research group.