In collaboration with the UT Humanities Center, the UT Department of Physics and Astronomy is hosting a series of public events exploring the intersection between Physics, the Arts, and the Humanities between October 19-23, 2023. Events range from discussions of injecting hard science into science fiction to exploring the physics of music and the music of physics on the dance floor.
- Thu Oct 19 – Harmonic Motion: Physics x Electronic Music
Sun Oct 22 – Writer Lucy Caldwell on her collaboration with the physics laboratory CERN
- 5 pm, Reading at Union Ave Books, 517 Union Avenue
- 6 pm, Meet and Greet, Book Signing at Knox Brew Hub, 421 Union Avenue
Mon Oct 23 – Science Fiction and Physics In Conversation
- Panel and Q&A w/ physicists from CERN and UT, writers, and the editors of a new collection of physics-inspired short stories
- 1:30 pm
- UT Student Union, Room 270 (NOTE CHANGE IN ROOM NUMBER), 1502 Cumberland Avenue
Mon Oct 23 – UT Physics Colloquium: Physicist Rob Appleby [University of Manchester] on the upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN
- 3:30 pm, Refreshments at 3pm
- UT Science and Engineering Research Facility, Room 307, 1414 Circle Drive
These events are a collaborative effort between UT Physics and Astronomy, the UT Humanities Center, CERN, The Southern Festival of Books, Union Ave Books, and Knox Brew Hub. Additional support is from the National Science Foundation, under Award No. 2235028.