ESP Biography


Major: 18C

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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S14354: How to Find an Exoplanet! in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
So you sat down at your telescope for a few weeks straight and stared at a star, and noticed that it dimmed at regular intervals. You may have found an exoplanet, in the same way as NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)! A project by the MIT Kavli Institute, the satellite launched in 2018 and finished its primary mission in July 2020, having scanned the northern sky for exoplanets using this transit method. How can you find an exoplanet this way? Just how much information can find out about the planet with this method? Why do we even care about finding planets outside of our solar system? Inquire within!

S14371: Fantastic Semiconductors and Where to Find Them in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Want to know what's behind the computing power of your computer and smartphone? Microchips, logic gates, and even LED lights all depend on the semiconductor, and it's not just something that's okay at conducting electricity. Come find out what makes it all work!