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iPad App demonstration With Physics Professor Mike Cavagnero

The 26 A&S Wired students registered for Mike Cavagnero's eight-week class: "The Science of Measurement" tackle projects from around campus and complete the endeavors using iPad measuring tools. The iPad can serve as a compass to measure magnetic fields, has a built-in camera, so it can serve as a spectrometer to measure light sources and an accelerometer, which can measure how fast it is moving. Watch Mike Cavagnero show off a couple of the capabilities of the iPad.

Voices of Alumni: Jeffrey Burch

Jeffrey Burch is an aerospace engineer that started his career as a physicist.  Burch graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1977 with a BS in Physics, and went on to earn higher degrees from the University of Chicago and Rutgers University. In this interview, he discusses the faculty that influenced him during his time at UK.  

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