Stars at Yerkes Teachers Travel to SEEC

Post date: Feb 04, 2012 7:0:27 AM

Stars at Yerkes teachers Lynne Zielinski and Margie Corp traveled to Space Center Houston in Houston, Texas for the 18th annual Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC) February 2 - 4, 2012.  Their session entitled "From Steam Engines to Stars" illustrated principles of thermodynamics and discussed how these principles help us understand stars.  Resources presented at their session are found below.Visit the article "Seeing the Unseen"  to learn more about SOFIA and infrared light (including an infrared light photo gallery).How does the radiometer "light-mill" work?  Visit this site to learn more.