PAN@MSU 2018 information can be found here.
Materials marked (2017) have not yet been updated for 2018. This information will continue being updated through the program.
Return to the main PAN page at JINAweb.
CATA bus service in East Lansing and Lansing Route 14 from the airport to the CATA Transportation Center, then transfer to Route 1. Exit on Grand River past Abbot, at the north end of campus. It should cost less than $2.
PAN rideshare board (coordinate your arrivals/trips from the airport, coming in or going out)
Student acceptance letter (2018) (you got this in April/May)
Packing List (2018) (one thing to note: if you can't bring a Windows laptop for the nuclear theory exercise, we'll have extras or you can share)
Note: this is not all necessary, but it is all useful
Particle Adventure: A review of particle names and families HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
(all from the extremely useful Hyperphysics site)
Learn Nuclear Science with Marbles (downloadable lessons and activities, an introduction to basic concepts)
About your host institutions:
From Kirsten Tollefson: - How to Build Your Own Cloud Chamber:
Interactive Chart of the Nuclides “This was one of the best weeks of my life. I learned so much and it was invigorating to be with so many other kids interested in this field.”
Nuclear Experimentation by Stephanie Lyons
Radiation Detection by Marco Cortesi
Gamma Spectroscopy Experiment by Becky Lewis
LBNL Database - Nuclear Data website for Gamma Spectroscopy experiment
NuDAT - MORE Nuclear Data for Gamma Spectroscopy experiment
Nuclear Astrophysics by Luke Roberts
Neutron capture chart activity (r-process and s-process)
Half-Life Determination by Mallory Smith
Radioactivity Measurement by Mallory Smith
Astronomy by Brian O'Shea
Nuclear Theory by Alex Brown - UPDATED!
Energy Density Functional Theory problems by Alex Brown - UPDATED!
Nucleus - the EDFT tool by Alex Brown - UPDATED! Unzip the folder to your c: drive, make sure the folder is “nucleus”
Chart of Nuclides by Alex Brown
Fundamental Symmetries by Jaideep Singh
Poster Template (PPT) (make a copy of this file for edit - you can collaborate on Google Drive or similar)
Poster Template in Google Docs (Google Slides format)