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ESP Biography

MAE TEO, Stanford PhD student in Physics

Major: Physics

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: 2020

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Physics PhD student by day, amateur astronomer by night

Past Classes

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C7030: Amateur astronomy and the story of our Universe in Splash Spring 2019 (May. 04 - 05, 2019)
Ever wondered what's out there in the night sky? How do you use a telescope and how does it work? What do we know about how our Universe became the way it is? Take an afternoon to feel small as we explore the vastness of our Universe. We'll introduce the characters on the cosmic stage: planets, stars, galaxies and strange objects such as black holes and neutron stars. We'll also take a little tour into the history of our Universe. Finally, we'll discuss telescopes and how you can get started as an amateur astronomer (no fancy equipment needed!). If the weather permits, we'll go outdoors to use the telescope.