Archives for "Natural sciences"

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:58 am

Museum of Art offers lectures, star parties and more as ‘Starstruck’ shines on

Museum of Art offers lectures, star parties and more as ‘Starstruck’ shines on

The Bates College Museum of Art presents lectures, star-viewing parties and other public programs throughout the autumn in conjunction with the remarkable exhibition “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography.”

Thursday

August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.

Tuesday

July 31, 2012 11:15 am

Roy Farnsworth, professor emeritus of geology, dies at 84

Roy Farnsworth, professor emeritus of geology, dies at 84

Professor Farnsworth explored creative ways to give his geology students fieldwork experience.

Wednesday

July 25, 2012 11:15 am

Summer Student Research: Getting to the core of things

Summer Student Research: Getting to the core of things

Second in a series, David Harning ’13 studies core samples of lake sediment for his geology thesis.

Wednesday

June 6, 2012 3:49 pm

Good heavens! Museum of Art offers one of the first major exhibitions of astrophotography

Good heavens! Museum of Art offers one of the first major exhibitions of astrophotography

The headlining exhibition at the Museum of Art this summer, “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography” is among the first major exhibitions examining astrophotography as an art genre.

Friday

June 1, 2012 3:13 pm

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites Lewiston-Auburn residents to a campus viewing of Tuesday’s highly anticipated transit of Venus.

Monday

May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

“Desperate Alewives,” a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.

Friday

April 13, 2012 3:18 pm

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

Triple major in physics, math and Japanese receives a prestigious award.

Monday

March 12, 2012 1:31 pm

CFO.com touts prize-winning app by classmates Rapp and Ghai

Reporter David Rosenbaum of CFO.com highlights the prize-winning open-source financial application created by Pranav Ghai ’93 and Alex Rapp ’93….

Friday

January 20, 2012 1:08 pm

MIT physicist lecture to discuss nanofibers and artificial tissue

MIT physicist lecture to discuss nanofibers and artificial tissue

Leon Bellan, an expert in the applications and properties of nanofibers, or fibers smaller than a millionth of a meter in diameter, discusses his work on Friday, Jan. 27,