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BP at Physics at Work 2018


What will students see at your exhibit?

Students will see fossils, rocks, a seismometer, and images of the Earth below our feet.  They will understand how the global energy industry works, both hydrocarbon and renewable energy, and an understanding of how integral physics is to it.

What physics is used?

Wave propagation and imaging

Why is it useful?

Seismic waves are used to image below the Earth to understand its structure and composition