Archives for "Natural sciences"
March 12, 2012 1:31 pm
Reporter David Rosenbaum of CFO.com highlights the prize-winning open-source financial application created by Pranav Ghai ’93 and Alex Rapp ’93….
January 20, 2012 1:08 pm
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,
January 12, 2012 12:13 pm
Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick start a Maine-based hard cider business with classmates…
December 1, 2011 3:30 pm
A Brown University physics professor discusses the use of magnetism to alter cellular processes, such as cell division and swimming behavior, in a Bates College lecture at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Carnegie 204, 44 Campus Ave.
November 7, 2011 1:57 pm
Jeffrey Kenney ’80, an astronomy professor at Yale University, discusses interactions within galactic clusters Nov. 10 in a talk intended for a mainstream audience.
October 18, 2011 3:21 pm
Sarah Charley ’11 explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how an electron can sometimes be like a “sheet crumpled into a ball” and other times like a “quilt spread across a bed”
October 11, 2011 2:54 pm
While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.
September 26, 2011 11:37 am
Glenn Schmieg, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, visits Bates College to give a lecture titled Whirlpools, Dust Devils and Tornadoes at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave..
September 26, 2011 10:43 am
A newly awarded $600,000 National Science Foundation grant is supporting an innovative national effort led by a Bates College professor to create an in-depth, online chemistry curriculum.
September 14, 2011 2:42 pm
Washington Mio, mathematician and professor of mathematics at Florida State University, gives two Richard W. Sampson lectures. At 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk), Mio will discuss shape variation and its application to neuroimaging. At 7:30 p.m. Mio will discuss the mathematics of shape in the Keck Classroom (Room G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. For more information contact 207-786-6143.