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Saturday & Sunday, February 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 2015

32nd Annual Wonders of Physics
2103 Chamberlin Hall
1150 University Avenue
UW-Madison Campus

Saturday Shows at 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00 p.m.
Sunday Shows at 1:00 & 4:00 p.m.

Free tickets are now available for all shows and can be obtained by:

     Web: (preferred)
     Phone: 608-262-2927

Be sure to specify the show you prefer and the number of tickets.
Electronic tickets will be used this year. You may print your
own tickets or pick them up at the show.

For more information about The Wonders of Physics, see

A photo from the 2015 show

8th Annual Physics Fair
Featuring hands-on activities, demonstrations, and lab tours.
Saturday, February 14th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information about the Physics Fair, please visit:
Tickets are NOT required to attend the Physics Fair.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Rameau the Theorist
7:00 p.m.
1315 Chemistry Building
UW-Madison Campus

Chemist Rod Schreiner will demonstrate the principles of string vibration and sound propagation that influenced Rameau, and music theorist Lee Blasius will explain how Rameau used these principles to construct a comprehensive view of music.

The year 2014 marks the 250th anniversary of Jean-Philippe Rameau's death, and celebrations of the composer and music theorist's life are taking place in France and around the world. During the 2014-2015 academic year, the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music will join the celebration with a series of public events, consisting of performances and panel discussions.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

“Chemistry in Service to Humanity and Earth
WISL Special Seminar: Professor Leiv Sydnes
2004-2005 IUPAC President
Department of Chemistry
University of Bergen, Norway

3:30 p.m.
1315 Chemistry Building
UW-Madison Campus

A reception will follow in the Shain Atrium

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Friday, March 20-Sunday, March 22, 2015

Science Expeditions

When 2015 details are available, they'll be posted here.

Thursday, April 16-Saturday, April 18, 2015

Engineering Expo
9am-4pm on Thursday and Friday
9am-2pm on Saturday
1550 Engineering Drive
UW-Madison Campus
Ticket price: $5

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Wednesday, May 27-Sunday, May 31, 2015

World Science Festival 2015
New York City

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Thursday, June 18-Saturday, June 20, 2015

ComSciCon 2015
A science communication workshop for graduate students, by graduate students.
Cambridge, MA

Online application form (Deadline March 1)

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