The REU Students arrived Monday, June 16th and will be here through August 23, 2003. Please join us in welcoming them to the Center. You are encouraged to talk to them about your research and other CfCP scientific activities. Following are the names of the REU students, their affiliations, and office locations followed by their CfCP Sponsor.
SZA Telescopes in High Bay
The first four SZA telescopes arrived in the high bay on Monday, June 30th.
For photographs of their arrival go to:
For more details of the SZA project go to:
(The SZA project is headed by John Carlstrom.)
VERITAS Prototype Camera Installed
In June the VERITAS prototype camera made its journey from the EFI high bay to the test site in Tuscon Arizona.
For an annotated slide show of the trip see:
(The VERITAS project at Chicago is headed by Simon Swordy.)
We have begun placing hard copies of preprints of publications that appear on astro-ph in the Schramm Lounge. Below are a few abstracts of publications that have appeared in the last two weeks.
There are no CfCP workshops of conferences scheduled this month.
YERKES SUMMER INSTITUTE: August 2-8, 2003
CfCP Associate Director Michael Turner has been appointed Head of NSF's Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate. His appointment is for a two-year term, after which we hope to see Michael back in Chicago full-time. Congratulations to Michael!