Physics and Biophysics Chair and senior biophysics major featured on KUSI 'Good Morning San Diego'

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Rae Robertson-Anderson, Ph.D., Chair of the Physics and Biophysics Department, and Shea Ricketts, senior biophysics major, were featured on local morning news show 'Good Morning San Diego.' They discussed Robertson-Anderson's recently awarded Keck Research Grant and performed a demo using the non-Newtonian fluid 'ooblek'. They described the goals of the research grant to KUSI news anchors, and demonstrated how a simple mixture of cornstarch and water ('ooblek') can exemplify many of the key principles of the autonomous materials proposed in the grant. 

 

You can view the video clip here. Related news stories can be found on  KNSD, SD Metro, and SD Transcript

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