Cool Star Lab Introduces Students from Across Latin America to the Joy of Physics


Members of the Cool Star Lab were part of a contingent of 16 Physics undergraduates, graduates, postdocs, teachers and faculty who facilitated a morning of physics demonstrations, circuit building and LN2 ice cream, as part of the Institute of the Americas Science & Innovation Camp.  40 high-school students from across Latin and South America were selected to participate in this two-week residential camp at the Institute of the Americas, receiving classroom and field instruction from Spanish-speaking teachers, with conducting projects focused on innovation and evaluation of scientific and technological responses to climate change.

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Cool Star Lab Members Make Physics Fun in Summer Outreach Program


Daniella Bardalez Gagliuffi, Dianna Cowern and Adam Burgasser have been spreading the love….of physics!  During the summer, the UCSD Physics Dept. hosts a series of outreach events for various youth groups to show them basic principles of physics in hands on demonstrations and activities.

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