Renowned mathematician Steven Strogatz will present the Joseph Priestley Award Celebration Lecture on Monday, Oct. 12.
Summer student-faculty research project lives at the interface of mechanical engineering, physics and applied math.
No matter the task or the line of inquiry, physics major, musician and ROTC student Chris Fritz ’17 gives 100 percent, so he can “be all that he can be.”
The 30th-annual Science Student Research Symposium corrals 60 research projects—representing the work of more than 100 students, in 11 science disciplines—for a giant poster session.
An absorbing project yielded a valuable lesson for this international student and longtime physics enthusiast, opening doors to a new area of study.
Ben Kimock ’15 researched a star system, worked on a solar air heater and held a product-development internship. He also discovered the delightful difference between college and high-school math.
Kristen Miller ’06 shares headline-making Mars research.
In the Department of Physics & Astronomy, students find that hands-on learning and research help bond them with both the material and each other.
A high-school physics course blew his mind. Three years later, Sahil Nayyar '16 applies physics principles to sustainable-energy and health problems.
Fresh from earning a prestigious Ph.D. thesis award, former physics major Ritoban Basu Thakur ’08 plunges deeper into the mysterious depths of space and time.
John Dickinson Scholar Marc Besson '15 is a Douglas Adams fan with a talent for physics and math and a taste for world travel.
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