The Zooniverse Shapes the Future of Citizen Science

The Zooniverse Shapes the Future of Citizen Science

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Karen Masters collaborates with Oxford Professor Chris Lintott, whom she recently brought to campus, on Galaxy Zoo, an award-winning data-gathering project that asks the public to help identify features and structures in images of galaxies.

COOL CLASSES: “Waves and Optics”

COOL CLASSES: “Waves and Optics”

This physics course is about everything that oscillates—vibrations and waves in mechanical, electronic, and optical systems—and introduces related mathematical methods, such as functions of a complex variable and Fourier analysis.