Among participants were advanced high school students interested in space science.
The lecture was arranged within National completion level for the international Olympiad.
About Julia Brodsky:
Lead instructor and founder Julia Brodsky is a researcher at the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science. She holds an A.Sc. in science education, and an M.Sc in astrophysics from St.Petersburg Polytechnic University in Russia.
Over the years, she has taught International Space Station astronauts and flight controllers, worked as a rocket scientist at NASA, helped out at NASA outreach centers, and worked as a math and science teacher at private schools and colleges. Julia is a recipient of the Silver Snoopy Award, presented by astronauts for outstanding performance, contributing to flight safety and mission success.
Julia homeschooled her own children for several years, founded a math circle for K-5 kids, wrote a book on informal math education, and presented at Mathematical Sciences Research Institute at UC Berkeley, and international astrobiology and space research conferences.
She loves writing books and blogs on science and math, and sharing her courses and webinars with anybody who wants to listen