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Beyond Einstein Explorer's Program (BEEP)
Pilot Program - Summer 2006



Photographs from the Leader Training Session

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BEEP Participants Rachel and Erika try their hand at building the circuit
to detect IR light
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Sara leads the imploding can demonstration during the discussion on supernovae Hopal and Corey team up on the imploding can demo Erika tries the supernova experiment
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Jim demonstrates the ejection of the outer layers
of a star during a supernova explosion
using a basketball and tennis ball
Erika experiments with momentum transfer
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Hopal experiments with momentum transfer Jim leads the activity
to model a black hole
Corey builds her
black hole model
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Participants build their post-program models of the Universe
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A model of the Universe sketched out by one team of participants before going through the training The Universe as modelled by the second team of participants before the training A model of the Universe as envisioned by one team of participants after the training - note the hierarchical structure as compared to the first set of pictures!
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The Universe modelled by the second team after training - including supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies (the squiggly lines represent X-ray photons in the IGM!)  

Photographs from Session in Progress

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