WHAT: Sixteenth annual Rutgers Faraday Christmas Children’s Lecture
WHEN: Friday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 8, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. on Friday and noon and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday for lobby demonstrations. No show on Saturday because of the Rutgers football game.
Rutgers’ version is produced by Mark Croft, a physics professor in the School of Arts and Sciences, and physics support specialist Dave Maiullo. The demonstrations they will present are routinely used in university physics courses not just to inform students but also with an eye toward humor, exciting the imagination and emphasizing the fun in science.The shows are open to the public and free of charge. Early arrival is advised to ensure seating. Overflow seating will be available in a nearby classroom with a video link to the show. Also, for the first time, the lectures will be broadcast on the Rutgers YouTube page.
Further information, including images from past performances, driving directions and weather-related rescheduling, can be viewed here.