2009 Asian Science Camp

August 2-8, 2009
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN

 

 
last modified: 11/05/2009

Program(Tentative)

Program consisted of
  - Plenary lectures given by Leaders
- Parallel camps (discussion sessions) hosted by Leaders
- Laboratory tours
- Poster preparation/presentation by students
- excursion

Plenary lectures were given by Leaders. Regarding the parallel camps, about 200 students were divided into several groups and two helpers (graduates or postdoctoral fellows in science) were assigned to each group. The role of the helpers was to assist the students to communicate with the camp hosts. We invited professors/associate professors to the event as Ďassociatesí to the Leaders, with the role of helping run plenary and parallel sessions.

Leaders

Rajagopala Chidambaram Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India
Leo Esaki Nobel Laureate in Physics 1973
Makoto Kobayashi Nobel Laureate in Physics 2008
Masatoshi Koshiba Nobel Laureate in Physics 2002
Yoshihide Kozai Director of Gunma Astronomical Observatory
Yuan T. Lee Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1986
Ryoji Noyori Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2001
Koichi Tanaka Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2002
Chen Ning Yang Nobel Laureate in Physics 1957

 

Time table

Lectures
Lecture 1   Cheng Ning Yang
    Symmetry and Physics (PDF: 1.8MB) (PPT: 7.5MB)
     
Lecture 2   Makoto Kobayashi
    Fate of Anti-Matter (PDF: 2.0MB)
     
Lecture 3   Yoshihide Kozai
    Astronomical Telescopes (PDF: 1.1MB)
     
Lecture 4   Yuan T. Lee
    Dynamics of Chemical Reactions and Photochemical Processes (3.85MB)s
     
Lecture 5   Koichi Tanaka
    Enhancing Creativity by Ignoring Scientific Classifications (PDF: 588KB)
     
Lecture 6   Leo Esaki
    In Half a Century of Research - What did I learn?
     
Lecture 7   Masatoshi Koshiba
    Neutrino, Neutrino and Neutrino, Part 1
     
Lecture 8   Rajagopala Chidambaram
    Nuclear Energy: Energy Security and Climate Change (1.9MB)
     
Lecture 9   Masatoshi Koshiba
    Neutrino, Neutrino and Neutrino, Part 2
     
Lecture 10   Ryoji Noyori
    Chemistry : The Key to Our Future (3.2MB)

Camps
Camp 1 :    August 3 (Mon) 17:00-18:15
Leo Esaki   The Challenge in Frontiers of Science and Technology
- How to win a Nobel Prize -
Makoto Kobayashi   Flavor of Quarks and Leptons (PDF: 195KB)
Yoshihide Kozai   Atmosphere of Venus, Mars and Earth (PDF: 1.7MB)
Yuan T. Lee   Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century (PDF: 1.1MB)
Chen Ning Yang   The Subtle Relationship between Physics and Mathematics (PDF: 600KB) (PPT: 3.9MB)

Camp 2 :    August 4 (Tue) 15:45-17:00
Rajagopala Chidambaram   Energy Security and Nuclear Energy (2.3MB)
Makoto Kobayashi   Flavor of Quarks and Leptons
Yoshihide Kozai   Gravitational Lens (PDF: 976KB)
Yuan T. Lee   Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century (PDF: 1.1MB)
Koichi Tanaka   Discussion on Creativity by Ignoring Scientific Classifications
Chen Ning Yang   Thematic Melodies of Twentieth Century Theoretical Physics (PDF: 1.3MB) (PPT: 2.5MB)

Camp 3 :    August 4 (Tue) 17:15-18:30
Rajagopala Chidambaram   Various Dimensions of Nuclear Energy (2.0MB)
Leo Esaki   The Challenge in Frontiers of Science and Technology
- How to win a Nobel Prize -
Masatoshi Koshiba   Universe, Mankind and Elementary Particles
Yuan T. Lee   My Personal Experiences of Being a Scientist (PDF:1.6MB)
Koichi Tanaka   Discussion on Creativity by Ignoring Scientific Classifications
Chen Ning Yang   Stories about Some Great Physicists (PDF: 908KB) (PPT: 5.7MB)

Camp 4 :    August 6 (Thu) 14:45-16:00
Rajagopala Chidambaram   Scientific Challenges for Energy Research (1.6MB)
Masatoshi Koshiba   21st Century Basic Science from Asia
Ryoji Noyori   Green Chemistry (944KB)

asc09 at kek.jp