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Austin Peay’s professional mad scientist performs for national physics association

Austin Peay State University’s professional mad scientist, Bryan Gaither, had a national audience on Thursday. The Society of Physics Students (SPS) – a national professional association designed for college students – invited Gaither to host a virtual science demonstration for the group via Zoom.

(Posted Aug. 28, 2020)

Austin Peay State University’s professional mad scientist, Bryan Gaither, had a national audience on Thursday.

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) – a national professional association designed for college students – invited Gaither to host a virtual science demonstration for the group via Zoom. You can watch a recording of the presentation, titled “Fire and Pressure,” here.

The demo was part of SPS’s Fall Virtual Colloquium Series.

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Gaither – the lab manager for Austin Peay’s Department of Physics, Engineering and Astronomy – performed three demos over 30 minutes from the loading dock of the Sundquist Science Complex. 

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