Archives for "Physics"

Tuesday

October 21, 2014 11:00 am

Nuclear pasta and other tales from senior physics majors’ summer fellowships

Nuclear pasta and other tales from senior physics majors’ summer fellowships

Physics majors describe the practical application of physics in medicine, the behavior of light, and studies of new states of matter.

Friday

September 5, 2014 2:20 pm

National authority on physics of baseball to speak on Sept. 9

National authority on physics of baseball to speak on Sept. 9

Alan Nathan, a nationally recognized expert on the physics of baseball, speaks at Bates on Sept. 9.

Thursday

March 13, 2014 10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:44 pm

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Lundblad is “absolutely over the moon with delight” — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Monday

November 4, 2013 9:37 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

“Being in the classroom is something I always find immediately rewarding,” says Bates physicist Travis Gould. “I feel like I’m making a difference for somebody.”

Tuesday

August 6, 2013 10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 2:22 pm

Hospital reveals inside story as physics students explore medical imaging

Hospital reveals inside story as physics students explore medical imaging

In November, Bates physics students toured X-ray, ultrasound and MRI facilities at a local hospital as part of a course on biomedical imaging.

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.

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,

Thursday

December 1, 2011 3:30 pm

Physics lecture to explore magnetism’s effects at cellular level

Physics lecture to explore magnetism’s effects at cellular level

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.