I'm Shocked, Shocked
As part of the World Year of Physics outreach effort organized by APS, 20 'physics on the road' teams are traveling the country supported by funds from NSF, DOE and NIST, bringing physics to the public arena. Here a passerby in a Syracuse, NY shopping mall has a chance to place her hand on a charged Van de Graaf machine, with hair-raising results. The event was organized by the 'Orange Physics' team from the physics department at Syracuse University.
©1995 - 2014, AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY
APS encourages the redistribution of the materials included in this newspaper provided that attribution to the source is noted and the materials are not truncated or changed.
Associate Editor: Jennifer Ouellette
Staff Writer: Ernie Tretkoff
Special Publications Manager: Kerry G. Johnson
Design and Production: Amera Jones