News 2017-08-08T18:15:21+00:00

OSCAR Students visit NASA Goddard, Los Alamos, and other national research centers

OSCAR research students were able to experience other research facilities throughout the nation to gain knowledge and explore an atmosphere of other sciences outside of OSCAR. Julius Williams of the Department of Physics and Engineering (DPE) traveled to Richmond, VA to take a look at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). PNNL is a facility

Middle school teacher completes STEM Enrichment at OSCAR

Ophelia Craig, a science teacher at Fred Fifer III Middle School, completes the Summer STEM Enrichment Program.  With the guidance of Dr. Qi Lu,  Ms. Craig was able to explore the use of a variety of Vernier sensors to develop experiments for her energy and climate lessons.  Below is her experience:

High school students complete Optoelectronics Summer Program

Optoelectronics: Laser-Pulse-Activated Remote Control By Michael Cimorosi, Adjunct Physics Instructor Department of Physics and Engineering, Delaware State University During the week of June 27 to July 1, from 11 AM to 3 PM, four local high school students (Figure 1) engaged in a hands-on optoelectronics project. The mission was to build a system capable of