About Skewray Research
A skewray is a ray that has non-zero angular momentum about the symmetry axis of an optical system. Rather than remaining embedded in a plane, a skewray corkscrews through the system along a spiral.
Brian’s day job is at Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a Formulation Systems Engineer. He has worked on mission proposals for observing the Earth, astrophysics space missions, and probes to Venus, the asteroid belt, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, and assorted moons.