Winter 2007

Course Description

The Undergraduate seminar provides a venue for students to discuss topics of interest in physics and astronomy. It gives students experience presenting research both in the form of a poster presentation and as short oral communication, in formats similar to conference talks and poster papers given by researchers at topical meetings. Seminar will give students a taste of what conducting scientific research and presenting scientific results is all about. All students in the B.S. in Physics and the B.S. in Physics and Astronomy are required to take Physics 1311 three times during their studies.

Course Objectives

After completion of three credits of this seminar students will be able to

Contact Information

Tentative Course Schedule

The class will be presenting research seminars this term.

If you have a disability for which you are or may be requesting an accommodation, you are encouraged to contact both your instructor and Disability Resources and Services, 216 William Pitt Union, (412) 648-7890/(412) 383-7355 (TTY), as early as possible in the term. DRS will verify your disability and determine reasonable accommodations for this course.

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