Launching the future astronomer: Innovation in physics education
Dr. Carlsmith will describe innovations in an introductory physics course providing modern research skills through immersion in big and small, arcane and applied science. Astrophysical topics include asteroids, exoplanets, black holes. Fun topics include computer vision, dappled light, the world’s simplest digital microscope, and mobile phone astrometry.
Professor Carlsmith is a faculty member of the Physics Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...Read More