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Physicists, Acoustical Scientists to Gather at UM for Annual Meeting

The Mississippi Association of Physicists and the Mid-South Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America conduct a joint fall meeting this weekend (Oct. 30-31) at the University of Mississippi.

Several sessions of general interest are open to the public. They include “Architectural Acoustics,” set for 2 p.m. Friday in Lewis Hall. Open events scheduled Saturday in the National Center for Physical Acoustics include “The Earthquake Next Door?” at 8:30 a.m., “Musical Acoustics with Smartphone Apps” at 12:45 p.m., “Physics of Music” at 1:30 and “Alien Soundscapes” at 1:45.

Charles Langston of the Center for Earthquake Research and Information in Memphis, Brent Hoffmeister of Rhodes College and Andi Petculescu of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are among the speakers for these presentations.

For more information or for assistance related to a disability, call the UM Department of Physics at 662-915-7046.