Thomas Yemc

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Name: Thomas Yemc
Date registered: June 17, 2013

Latest posts

  1. International Physics — July 24, 2013
  2. Look to the Skies — July 23, 2013
  3. Linking Back — July 23, 2013
  4. Sun Gazing — July 17, 2013
  5. Spreading the Physics! — July 11, 2013

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Jun 25

Making Things Happen

  Detector Rows at GRAND The large ray detectors at Project GRAND are designed to collect data 24/7 all on their own.  So what do students and teachers working on GRAND do on a daily basis?  Well, one of their primary jobs on top of analyzing data collected, is to keep these detectors functioning a full …

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Jun 24

Hundreds of Thousands of Possibilities

Example Set of Histograms (2000 data pieces) Students in the CMS Data group at QuarkNet began a new project in analyzing data last week and will continue it into the next few weeks.  They began by learning both the basics of the CMS detector at the LHC and the basics of MatLab.  This computer program is …

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Jun 18

Can We Stop the Zombie Apocalypse?

How are we going to stop Contagion if it hits?  Why do flocks of birds move in the way that they do?  How do we stop current population growth that seems to be shooting out of control?  What is the best strategy to stop the zombie apocalypse?! Any of these questions can be answered by …

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Jun 18

Summer at ND QuarkNet

Expect great things from the Notre Dame QuarkNet Center (NDQC) this summer as a group of  professors, teachers, and high school students embark on research in the field of particle physics.  A series of seven specific research projects are to be conducted over the next few weeks.  I will be attempting to track the progress of …

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