Newman received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College in 1978 and master's and doctorate degrees in physics from Rice University in 1982 and 1984. His teaching and research interests include the use of CubeSats and other very small satellites for focused research of National interest, including space computing, distributed ground stations, unique sensors, and the use of hands-on, laboratory projects to motivate the research and learning process.
The doors open at 7 p.m., and the show-and-tell portion of the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m., followed by Newman's talk, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 1893 N. Vasco Road in Livermore.
The meeting is free and open to the public, no reservations needed. For more information, go to trivalleystargazers.org.
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