Feb
02
2019

Science Alive (Opens in a new window)

St. Joseph County Public Library

Outreach

Science Alive transforms the entire Library into a whirlwind of activity and jaw-dropping performances. Curious kids won't want to miss a day of hands-on activities and jaw-dropping performances.

JINA-CEE fills the Storytime Room on the 3rd floor with a variety of hands-on activities and demos related to nuclear physics and astronomy.

Jan
24
2019

Countdown to Science Alive (Opens in a new window)

Virginia M. Tutt Branch Library South Bend, IN

Outreach

Have you ever seen a fish fly? Create your own flying fish from a motor and household objects with scientists from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA-CEE). Children will learn problem solving skills while building their own toy to take home! For ages 8-12. Registration required through the library.

Jan
20
2019

Eclipse Viewing (Opens in a new window)

St Patrick's Park South Bend, IN

Outreach

Come experience a unique astronomical phenomenon with St. Joseph County Parks; the rare ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse! The park will open at 9:30 pm and staff will lead a leisurely night hike as we prepare for the lunar eclipse. Those not interested in hiking bring your camp chairs and blankets and sit by the fire. We will have physicists and astronomers on site with telescopes to explain this spectacular event.
This event is weather conditions permitting.

Dec
07
2018

Mini-PAN (Opens in a new window)

Lansing Community College

Outreach

A half-day event, this introduced more than 50 high school physics students in LCC’s Early College to the field of nuclear astrophysics. It included hands-on lessons regarding isotopes, nuclear reactions, and neutron capture. Graduate students gave brief explanations of their research and highlighted their own paths that led to JINA-CEE.

Dec
02
2018

Outreach: Mini-PAN at LCC Early College (Opens in a new window)

Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

Outreach

This half-day program will bring nuclear astrophysics to over 80 high school students. Using hands-on models and simple theory calculations, they will be introduced to rare isotope production, neutron capture processes, and current JINA-CEE research.

Aug
20
2018

Radionuclide Astronomy in the 2020s and Beyond (RA2020) Workshop (Opens in a new window)

Los Alamos National Lab

Workshops & Conferences

The purpose of the Radionuclide Astronomy in the 2020's and Beyond (RA2020) workshop is focused on determining the potential science goals in radionuclide astronomy for next-generation X-ray and gamma-ray missions.  This will include identifying and prioritizing open astrophysical questions on astrophysical sources of radionuclides that can be addressed by next-generation missions.  

Jul
16
2018

Art 2 Science Camp Session 2 (Opens in a new window)

University of Notre Dame

Outreach

This camp seeks to ignite stellar imaginations through an integrated STEAM approach to learning. Participants learn about math, science, and engineering through a variety of art styles. 150 campers are divided into groups by age and rotate through 24 hands-on activities, Activities are designed by collaborations with local artists, science teachers, and more!