Our next meeting is April 15, 2023 at John Carroll University
John Carroll University
1 John Carroll Blvd,
University Heights, OH 44118
Saturday, April 15th
8:15 am - 8:55 am Continental Breakfast and registration
9:00 am - 10:30 am Dr. Laura Wilson, Dr. Elizabeth, Young-dohe and Dr. Rick Rogers, research scientists from the x-ray diffraction lab at NASA Glenn.
The trio will be discussing the science of x-ray diffraction, how it is utilized in their research and the manner in which it is
applied to NASA missions. The presentation will also include information pertaining to student and educator opportunities
10:40 am - 11:40 am Matthew Young, Euclid High School Astronomy and Physics teacher Euclid High School Planetarium director:
To Boldly Go: Exploration of our Solar System. Matt will address the fact that Sci-fi movies and series make space
exploration look easy, but trekking through our solar system is truly a challenge for us earthbound explorers. We will explore how we use robots to boldly go to investigate celestial objects in our solar system. Ideas for incorporating
robotic spacecraft exploration into your lessons will be included.
11:45 am - 12:30 am Overview of John Carroll's Physics Program and Lab Tour
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Dr. Ariel Graykowski of the SETI Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow focused on astronomy of small bodies and the lead of Unistellar's comet program. (Presentation will be remote)
She will be talking about the scientific and education campaigns of Unistellar. Unistellar is a telescope company that is partnered with the SETI Institute to establish joint research and education programs aimed at developing a citizen scientist network of Unistellar astronomers. She will also discuss their recent paper on the aftermath of NASA’s DART mission.
2:30 pm - 2:50 pm How I do it and Door Prizes
2:50 pm - ? Business Meeting
Coming in the Fall
Joint meeting between OSAAPT and Eastern Great Lakes Section of the American Physical Society
October 20th and 21st
Fenn Hall, Cleveland State University