Local Media Outlets Cover Physics Students’ Pumpkin Drop Event

The Society of Physics Students dropped pumpkins frozen with liquid nitrogen from a height of 80 feet Friday near the Humanities and Social Sciences building as part of some Halloween fun. The event focused on science engagement and literacy. Several local media outlets covered the story including the Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription required), WBIR-TV Channel 10, WVLT-TV Channel 8, and the Daily Beacon.