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July 24, 2018 at 12:47 pm

Lucas Helps with Museum’s Judo-Bots at Library

Dr. Mark Lucas, portrait in classroom

Dr. Mark Lucas

Dr. Mark Lucas, Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy, helped children to create judo-bots with the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery in The Plains, according to an Athens Messenger story headlined “Robots battle it out at The Plains Public Library.”

THE PLAINS — It was an exciting afternoon at The Plains Public Library, where children created and battled judo-bots with one another as part of a family-friendly robot event.

The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery organized the event as part of the museum’s ongoing Discovery Lab summer program.

Instructor Mark Lucas, a faculty member at Ohio University, also lent a hand. Lucas can normally be found working on complex physics problems or working with local high schools to help students learn about physics.

Read more in the Messenger.

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