Gilbert, Chris

Chris Gilbert, known as Gilly, is a graduate student in the Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is interested in the measurement and understanding of plasma waves in the corona of the Sun, with the goal of understanding the heating of the corona and the acceleration of the solar wind. Chris participated in the PDP to learn how to better communicate his research area, and science in general, into accessible, inquiry-motivated lesson plans. It is important to him to be the best teacher he can be. You can find out more about what Chris is doing by checking out