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