OSU Astronomer in Residence, Senior Physics Instructor and man-about-Corvallis Randall Milstein has been featured by Samaritan Hospital in an article and a huge billboard on OR34. See https://www.samhealth.org/randallm for the full article. You can meet Randy in person in Physics 104 (Descriptive Astronomy), the class he teaches to hundreds of students every term at Oregon State.
Category Archives: Eclipse
OSU150 Eclipse Events Featured on KMTR
OSU’s August 19-21 eclipse event, OSU150 Space Grant Festival: A Total Eclipse Experience, was featured on KMTR on August 19th.
Department of Physics graduate student Dr. Atul Chhotray was interviewed for the story.
You can see the full piece here.
The OSU Astronomy Club was very active in the educational outreach stations at this event.
Thank you to our volunteers for your time and enthusiasm in making last weekend a fun, educational experience.
Randy Milstein Outreach Events
Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium Astronomer- in-Residence and Oregon State University Physics and Honors College Instructor Randy Milstein has had a busy month speaking about the 2017 Great American Eclipse. The links below highlight some of his presentations and interviews.
Follow this link to his interview with Al Jazeera English (The first independent news channel in the Arab world dedicated to providing comprehensive news and live debate).
He spoke with the OSU Alumni Association in Beaverton, Oregon on August 8.
A link to his presentation is here.
On August 14, he was interviewed by OSU’s KBVR radio station.
You can listen to the interview here.
He was interviewed for the CBS This Morning story, “Man Bikes Across the US to Educate America About the Solar Eclipse,” that aired on August 19. He isn’t the man on the bike. There wasn’t enough time with all of his other outreach events!
The feature is available here.
His portion of the story is at minute 3:16-3:34.
Get Creative with Eclipse Glasses
The Physics Beavers are Ready for the Great American Eclipse 2017 on August 21
The Physics Beavers are ready for the eclipse. Are you?
Follow this link for travel and viewing safety tips.
Eclipse Safety Video is Available Online
Randy Milstein spoke at the Eugene Register Guard on June 6.
The article from the newspaper, as well as a five minute video on how to safely view the eclipse, is available here.
Solar Eclipse Science Pub talk is available online
Randy Milstein gave a talk on May 10 about the solar eclipse at an OMSI Science Pub at OSU. The full talk is now available online at:
Eclipse video from the Corvallis-Benton Public Library explains it all
Physics graduate student Tyler Parsotan explains the science of a Solar Eclipse in this How-To video. Tyler is President of the Oregon State Astronomy Club and is working with schools and libraries on information about the Eclipse on August 21, 2017. Tyler’s explanation is about 2:00 in the video.