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Annual Banquet Spring Physics Department Banquet
Our annual departmental banquet

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Trinity Site Spring trip to Trinity Site and the VLA
Our Spring 2014 trip to the Trinity Site, where the first atomic bomb was tested, and the Very Large Array Radio telescope.

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SPS Star Party Star Party
Every semester SPS hosts a barbeque and star-viewing party at Texas Tech's Observatory, in cooperation with the Physics Department and the South Plains Astronomy Club. Check the calendar for future dates! Directions to TTU Gott Observatory

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SPS University Day University Day
Every semester SPS sets up a booth at Texas Tech's University Day.

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SPS Physics Day Physics Day
The Physics Department regularly holds events like "Physics Day" for local K-12 schools.

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SPS Game Night
Game Night
SPS regularly hosts game nights at the Physics department. Check the calendar for future dates!

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SPS Bowling Night Bowling Night
Take a break from studying and have fun bowling with SPS! Check the calendar for upcoming dates and information.

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Physics Olympics
We held a "Physics Olympics", a contest for local High Schoolers as a community outreach event.

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Public Lectures
The Physics Department holds special lectures throughout the year. Check the calendar for upcoming dates.

LHC Lecture LHC Lecture 2008
In 2008 the Physics Department held a special lecture to celebrate the first circulation of protons in the Large Hadron Collider. See http://www.phys.ttu.edu/~slee/TTU_OPEN_HOUSE/Welcome.html for more.

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Physics of Sound and Music Physics In Sound and Music
TTU Professor Walter Borst gave a special lecture on the physics of sound and music to SPS on 10/14/2009.

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Gary White Talk Gary White Talk 2012
In the Spring of 2012, Dr. Gary White (Director of the National SPS organization) gave a talk at Texas Tech. Topics included gravity, job fields for physicists, and awesome shades.

SPS and the Physics Department regularly arrange tours of the various facilities and labs around Texas Tech.

SPS HPC Tour High Performance Computing Cluster
Texas Tech has one of the top supercomputers in the world.

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SPS Medical Tour University Medical Center
Texas Tech is partnered with University Medical Center.

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