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Notre Dame REU program hosts annual intercollegiate Physics Olympics

Author: Stephanie Healey


On July 9,  the Department of Physics and Notre Dame’s Physics Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program hosted the annual Physics Olympics in the Jordan Hall of Science. REU students from Michigan State, Purdue and Notre Dame participated in the events.

This year’s Physics Olympics included three group events designed to draw upon the students’ knowledge of basic physics principles.  Each event was timed and utilized everyday household items that needed to be used to complete a task.

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