Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: Astrophysics 101
Program category: History
Nature- Other
Science
Program length: 1 hour
Audience level: Teens
Audience size: Any
Program description: Learn how scientists calculate distance and mass from the wobble of stars and red shift. Learn about how scientists use microwaves and super cooled telescopes to see the farthest reaches of our expanding universe! See the many visual wonders of the universe, as well as familiar stars and galaxies. Lecture focuses on quantum mechanics and advanced math, not suitable for young children. Target audience is 6th - 12th grade and above. Check out CCAT - Prime in Chile, a future project collaboration with multiple universities, The NSF, and NASA! Please email me with Programs in the subject line with any questions and to be added to my live booking link and visual catalog. Suitable for the 2019 Summer Reading theme.
Space/special requirements: A projection screen is helpful for lecture.
Travel restrictions: N/A
Program fee: $101- $200
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $0.50
Notes about the fee:
Other notes: Mileage calculated from Ithaca, NY.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 05/07/2019
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Lindsay (Lynn) Sprague
Phone: 518-522-4317
Mailing address: ACP 2492 P.O. Box 1110
Albany, NY 12201
E-mail address: lak234@cornell.edu
Website: http://https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/12bv2l9o5U9XlFvA9p3oav6LPKoa91P-81D4u7_j_ZrY
   
Previous appearances at: Salem Massachusetts Public Library, Mechanicville New York Public Library, Dundee New York Library, Phyllis Wheatley Rochester New York Pubic Library, Gloucester Massachusetts Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 03/29/2019

 

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