Open Campus Kashiwa 2018 (Oct 26 - 27)

September 19, 2018
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)

Overview

From October 26 (Fri) to October 27 (Sat) 2018, the University of Tokyo’s Kashiwa Campus will host this year's open day under the banner “The Wonder of Exploring Knowledge at Kashiwa”.


NOTE: Parking spaces at Kashiwa campus will be closed off during Open Campus. Please use public transport, or come to campus by bicycle or foot.


Kavli IPMU activities available in English


Backstage tour of Kavli IPMU
 

 

The award-winning design of the Kavli IPMU building has been praised for creating a home for scientists that allows people from different countries and different fields to get to know one another. Join one of our tours to get a behind-the-scenes look.

  • Runs for: 30 - 40min
  • When:
    • Oct 26 (Fri) 11:00~ /12:00~ /14:30~ /15:30~
    • Oct 27 (Sat) 11:00~ /12:30~ /13:15~ /14:00~ /14:45~ /15:30~
  • Starting point: Kavli IPMU Reception (1F)
  • Limit: 20 people per tour*

* Tickets are available at the Kavli IPMU reception and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

 


 

Peek inside Laboratory B!

Specially for Open Campus, the doors to Laboratory B will be open to the public. See what goes on inside.

  • When:
    • Oct 26 (Fri) 13:00-16:30
    • Oct 27 (Sat) 10:00-16:30
  • Where: Laboratory B, 1F
     


Make your own bookmark!

Use Kavli IPMU images of the universe to create your own bookmark.

  • Runs for: 30min
  • When: Oct 26 (Fri) 15:00 and 16:00 
  • Where: Seminar Room B (1F)*
  • * Tickets are available at the Kavli IPMU reception and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Seats: 8
    ** We recommend this activity for children at junior high school and above.

 


Bubbles and Mathematics Workshop

  • Runs for: 30min
  • When: Oct 27 (Sat) 14:00 & 15:30 
  • Where: Seminar Room B (1F)
  • Speaker: Tsinghua University Assistant Professor Will Donovan (former Kavli IPMU Project Researcher)
    * Japanese translation will not be available
  • Seats: 16*

* Tickets are available at the Kavli IPMU reception and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.


Listen to the Cosmic Microwave Background

Musician Akihiko Matsumoto has composed a piece based on Cosmic Microwave Background data provided by Kavli IPMU researchers.

  • When: Oct 26 (Fri) & 27 (Sat) 10:00 - 16:30
  • Where: Outside Seminar Room B (1F)
  • Data provided by: Kavli IPMU Project Assistant Professor Takahiro Nishimichi and Project Associate Professor Tomotake Matsumura
  • Technical Equipment provided by: Acoustic Field Inc.

Touch the mathematical world through the soap bubble workshop!

Put your bubble-making skills to the test and see if you can make all the differently shaped bubbles designed by our mathematicians.

  • Runs for: 10min
  • When: Oct 26 (Fri) & 27 (Sat) 10:00 - 16:30
  • Where: Seminar Room A (1F)

 


Math Puzzle

Create your own patterns with our math puzzle. What kind of shapes can you make? Can you find a mathematical explanation to your creation?

  • Runs for: 10min
  • When: Oct 26 (Fri) & 27 (Sat) 10:00 - 16:30
  • Where: Seminar Room A (1F)