NGSS Crosscutting Concepts: Stability and Change
Ramon E. Lopez
Ramon E. Lopez is a Professor of Physics at the University of Texas at Arlington. His research is both in space plasma physics and physics and space science education.
Dr. Lopez is a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) and of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). In 2002 he was awarded the APS
Nicholson Medal for his extensive work in education, and he has received other awards
for his work both in space physics and education from organizations including NASA,
APS, and SACNAS (the Society for the Advancement of Native Americans and Chicanos
in Science). He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Lopez
has always had an interest in communicating his science to the public. In 2002,
with journalist Michael Carlowicz, he published Storms from the Sun, a popular science
book about space weather, and in the late 1990s he was a co-developer of Electric
Space, a 4000-square foot traveling museum exhibit about the space environment.
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