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ODU PHYSICS STUDENTS' PUMPKIN DROP IS TODAY AT B.A.L.

The Old Dominion University Society of Physics Students (SPS) and ODU Physics Department will hold its annual pumpkin drop from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, on the south side of the Batten Arts and Letters Building.

Students will attempt to catch at least one intact pumpkin dropped off of the nine-story building. Tests based on physics principles will also be performed on the falling pumpkins. A prize will be awarded for the best catcher design.

For more information, contact Rebecca Clark, SPS president at rclar019@odu.edu or Charles Hyde-Wright, professor of physics and SPS sponsor at 683-5853 or chyde@odu.edu.

This article was posted on: October 21, 2004

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