Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Jezebel: Reconstructing a Critical Experiment from 60 Years Ago

Date
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Time
Noon-1 p.m.
Description
Jeffrey A. Favorite Ph.D., Los Alamos National Laboratory, will discuss evaluations, focusing on the calculation of the uncertainty as well as the critical mass. We call attention to the ambiguity, consternation, despair, and euphoria involved in reconstructing the historic Jezebel experiment. This talk is quite accessible for undergraduate students as well as non-majors.