Duncan talks about VR in the classroom. Avaneesh talks about how ice is the most slippery at about -7 C and becomes less slippery at colder temperatures. Jaime talks about how to teach quantum physics.
Music by Solomon Krause-Imlach.
Duncan is a science educator at Fizzics Education, an Australian organization that puts on science shows and workshops for kids. Coming from a social research background, Duncan joined the growing Fizzics team in 2018 to further his passion for all things science and currently co-hosts the FizzicsTWIST podcast. A physics fanatic, a chemistry casanova, and a biology buff, Duncan’s enthusiasm for science literally knows no bounds.
Jaime K Devine is an interdisciplinary neuroscientist whose research focuses on how behavior and biology, specifically sleep and health, interact. She has a PhD in Neuroscience from Brandeis University and a Certificate in Sleep Medicine from Harvard Medical School. She is also a dedicated science communicator, runner, working mother and nerd.
Avaneesh is currently a PhD student in Physics at the University of California San Diego. His work focuses on theoretical biophysics and quantitative biology, and includes fields such as fluid dynamics, computational neuroscience, theoretical ecology and bacteriophysiology.