Founders Day at the New Millikan
Founders Day 2015 was a celebration of mathematics, physics and astronomy, centered around the dedication of the rebuilt Millikan Laboratory and renovated Andrew Science Hall. The day featured a range of family-oriented activities, including Planetarium shows, physics and astronomy demonstrations, math lectures and music.
President David Oxtoby examining the remains of a model atom “smashed” by a couple of bowling balls during the Millikan dedication.
A visitor studying minimal surfaces in the Math Commons using soap bubbles on zome structures
Children learning about forces while attempting to play catch in a rotating reference frame.
Ian Descamps ’19 demonstrating the Hitachi SU 70 Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope in the new Microscopy Center.
Mathematics Professor Ami Radunskaya singing with the Millikan Family Band.
Angela Twum ’18, Physics Professor Philip Choi and his son Phineus Choi watching a musical performance.
Math student Peter Staub ’18 showing off his academic passion.