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Guelph Physics Mars Rover Landing Live Stream a Success!

Yesterday's Martian live stream with Dr. Ralf Gellert was a huge success!

The 3pm landing stream did fantastically. Thus far it was our most attended stream. On YouTube it has gathered over 700 views in under 24 hours, and on Facebook it grabbed another 500 viewers.

Our follow up stream at 7pm had a smaller audience, but was a solid follow up nonetheless with approximately 150 and 200 views for YouTube and Facebook respectively.

AMASE: Green Screen Fun!

Are you and your junior scientist feeling the strain of quarantine? Did you realize that adventure was only a few shets of green cardboard away? Join 3M National Teaching Fellowship recipient Dr. Joanne O'Meara and Mara as they explain how green screens work!

AMASE: Bending Light with Optics

In today's video we go through the introductory theories of optics to explain why a paddle looks bent when it is underwater.

AMASE: How Do Straws Work?

In this video, 3M National Teaching Fellowship recipient Dr. Joanne O'Meara and junior scientist Mara explain how straws work!

AMASE: How Do Roller Coasters Work?

For today's Ask Me Anything: Science Edition, our very own Princess Physics tackles the question of How Do Roller Coasters Work?

AMASE: Why Do We See Stars?

For today's Ask Me Anything Science Edition special guest Jay Ingram chats with our very own Dr. Joanne O'Meara and explains why we see stars when we bonk our noggins. 

Jay was the former host of Discovery Channel's Daily Planet, CBC's Quirks and Quarks, best selling author, co-founder of Beakerhead and Member of the Order of Canada. 

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