Nov 20

A Link I Like: Mars ridge named for beloved late UAB teacher, scientist and NASA Rover…

I had Wdowiak for an astronomy class while attending UAB as an undergraduate. He was–with out a doubt–the quirkiest professor I have ever encountered, but I did really enjoy his class. In this class, he walked through all of the math to prove that the sun was not just a giant burning marshmallow. Glad to see him getting recognition for his dedication to Mars, space, and the continuation of the human race (which is why he told us that he was interested in Mars.) He also washed his hands almost constantly while he was lecturing.
Here’s the link: