Students learn astrophysics through mixed-reality computer simulation

Champaign IL (SPX) Mar 31, 2016

Had the “learn’d astronomer’s” charts and theorems inspired the 19th century writer Walt Whitman as much as strolling under the nighttime sky, Whitman might have become an astrophysicist instead of a stargazing poet.

Researchers at the University of Illinois hope to inspire greater numbers of young people to become astronomers – or at least to embrace learning science – with a new computer —> Read More