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Philip Blanco
Philip Blanco

Philip Blanco



Contact Info:

Phone: 619-644-7312
Office: Bldg. 34, Room 158
Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 12:50pm-1:50pm, Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am-11am, or by appointment. Please let me know when you intend to arrive, to avoid conflicts with other students.



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ASTR 120  Exploration of the Solar System

Course Links:

ASTR120 course web page

Course Notes:

Section 3433, Mon/Wed 9:30-10:45am in 34-171

Section 0609, Mon/Wed 2:00-3:15pm in 34-150

Section 0608, Tue/Thu 2:00-3:15pm in 34-171

PHYC 130  Fundamentals of Physics I

Course Links:

PHYC130 course web page
PHYC241 (Lab only)  Modern Physics Laboratory
AGI / STK Software Honors Projects - for all Physics students

Course Links:

Information and forms

Course Notes:

Analytical Graphics, Inc. has generously provided licenses under its Educational Alliance program for Grossmont College students to use the many advanced features of its Systems ToolKit (STK) software for modeling moving objects (land, sea, air, and space). Follow the link above for more information about honors projects based on this software package.


1986: B. Sc. (Honours) Physics, University of Durham, England.
1992: Ph. D. Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Recent Publications:

  • Angular momentum and Philae's descent, The Physics Teacher 53, 516 (2015).

Interesting/useful websites:

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
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