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Talk - Julien Bobroff: Physics Reimagined : new ways to popularize and teach physics

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Monday 19 February 2018,  at 14:30 - 15:30



"Physics Reimagined : new ways to popularize and teach physics" 


Julien Bobroff, University Paris-Sud, France


Our research group develops new tools and media to popularize fundamental physics. These materials are mostly created through collaborations between physicists and designers, illustrators, and videographers. I will describe the process we follow, through a few examples from our recent projects. I will also discuss how this unusual alliance of design and physics contributes to the study of interdisciplinary collaboration. Finally, I will describe new methods inspired by design school, for teaching physics at the university level.