Mini-stage in Modern Physics: challenges and opportunities

August, 4-5 2014

The mini-stage, to be held in the period August, 4-5 2014, is open to about 10 outstanding students in the last years of high-school/college. It is going to be organized in lectures and discussions on Modern Physics and its applications in Society, with the aim to give an overview of what a researcher is doing in his/her laboratory and to attract gifted young students towards a future career in science. The participants will have the opportunity to visit, as well, the main experiments undergoing at LNF-INFN.
The official language is English.
The activity is free of charge, however the participants should provide for travel, accommodation and dinner expenses (lunch is organized at LNF canteen).
Application should be sent at the following e-mail address or fax: COMEDU@LNF.INFN.IT Fax: +39-0694032243
Scientific responsible of the activity: Catalina Oana Curceanu (
Secretary: Marina Scudieri.


August 4th - Aula Conversi

09:45 - 10:00


10:00 - 11:00

Introduction to Modern Physics and to the LNF-INFN activities (Catalina Curceanu)

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00

Visit to DAΦNE

13:00 - 14:30


14:30 - 15:30

Quantum mechanics: mysteries and solutions (Angelo Bassi)

15:30 - 16:00


August 5th - Aula Conversi

9:30 - 10:30

Particles and Universe (Danilo Babusci)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Visit to Nautilus

12:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:00

How a physicist works: detectors and data analyses (Alessandro  Scordo)

15:00 - 16:00

Physics and Society (Catalina Curceanu)

16:00 - 16:30

Discussions and Conclusions

Event organized by SIDS - Communication and Scientific Education Office.

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