John C. (Jack) Vander Velde
Physics Department
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Emeritus Professor of Physics


A.B. Hope College 1952
Ph.D. University of Michigan 1958



Research Areas
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Diver in IMB "Pool"



Supernova Neutrino Event
in IMB Detector

Cosmic Rays at Dugway, Utah

  • Accelerator High Energy Physics
  • Neutrino-proton Interactions
  • Diffraction Dissociation at 400 GeV

400 GeV pp interactions
in hydrogen bubble chamber

  • Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity Simply Explained

"Moving Eggs Cook Slowly"

(and other crazy ideas of Albert Einstein)