ASTRONOMY LECTURE at SUNYSB 7:30PM, ESS001 Takamitsu Tanaka “Supermassive black holes: the most powerful and ancient objects in the Universe”
PHYSICS LECTURE at SUNYSB 7:30PM, ESS001 Dmitri Kharzeev “Chirality: from ancient Egypt to tomorrow's technologies” Chirality (or "handedness") is a ubiquitous notion in science, from biology to the physics of the Universe. It holds the key to understanding many mysteries of the quantum world, and opens amazing possibilities for tomorrow's technologies
LIPTA EXEC COMMITTEE MEETING - 9AM to 12 noon, in Bayport this month. ALL LIPTA members are invited to join us in planning/running future LIPTA events.
Dan Fullerton's 4/25/2015 LIPTA Spring Conference Presentation (about making an effective web site)
NEWS FLASH! LIPTA member (and Master Teacher) Gillian Winters wins the 2015 Paul W. Zitzewitz Excellence in Pre-College Teaching Award
6 Long Island Physics Teachers are now NYS Master Teachers!
Richard Gearns, Sachem HS East
Justin King, Commack HS
Keith Lundquist, Huntington HS
Jaime Rogers, Walt Whitman HS
Richard Slesinski, Syosset HS
Gillian Winters, Smithtown East HS
LIPTA is now on Facebook! Go HERE
Tesla Museum - Shoreham $1.37 million dollars was raised from 33,254 contributors to buy Tesla's Wardencliffe laboratory in Shoreham and construct a museum there.
On Tesla's 158th birthday, Elon Musk pledged $1x10^6 for the effort to fully restore and operate the museum. (cnn article)