This week on STEM Spots Dr. Cornelison speaks a little on the SpaceX launch of the Falcon heavy rocket on February 6, 2018 and how Elon Musk’s visionary attitude is reminiscent of past advancements in technology.
Dr. David Cornelison has been working as an educator and scientist in Arizona and Missouri universities for the last 25 years. Since 2010, he has been the head of the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science at Missouri State University. His research interests lie at the intersection of experimental condensed-matter physics and astrophysics, while his educational efforts have focused on outreach to the K-12 school system. Most of all, he believes in curiosity-driven learning in the sciences and all other fields.