Scott Calvin

BA, University of California-Berkeley. PhD, Hunter College. Taught courses or workshops at Lowell High School, University of San Francisco, University of California-Berkeley, Hayden Planetarium, Southern Connecticut State University, Hunter College, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, Ghent University in Belgium, and the Synchrotron Light Research Institute in Thailand. Recent projects include the spectroscopy of advanced battery materials for electric cars, a textbook on x-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy featuring cartoon animals, a pop-up book promoting a new Department of Energy synchrotron light source, and a physics study guide in graphic novel form. SLC, 2003–

Courses taught in Physics

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Astronomy
  • Modern Physics
  • Steampunk Physics
2012-2013
  • Crazy Ideas in Physics
  • First-Year Studies: Physicists Are People, Too
  • Steampunk Physics
2011-2012
  • Astronomy
  • Introduction to Electromagnetism, Light, and Modern Physics (General Physics Without Calculus)
  • Introduction to Mechanics (General Physics Without Calculus)

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