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UAEU Innovation Lecture Series: The Physics of Flight

Name of the event: UAEU Innovation Lecture Series: The Physics of Flight

Date: 09/10/2016

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00 pm

Location: Auditorium, Crescent Building

Guest Speaker: Dr. Rodger A. Freedman, Department of Physics, University of California – Santa Barbara

A brief description of the event: The flight of airplanes and birds illustrates many aspects of fundamental physics in an entertaining and captivating way. In this talk I will introduce some key ideas of aerodynamics and expose some common misconceptions about flight, including some held by experienced pilots.

Oct 9, 2016