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Monday

September 26, 2011
11:37 am

Renowned physicist returns for lecture

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..

Friday

April 29, 2011
11:48 am

Bobcat slugger Noah Lynd ’11 looks at the physics of new NCAA-mandated bats

This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of the hands of sluggers like Bates senior Noah…

Thursday

March 10, 2011
9:05 am

Robin Starr '85 of Skinner Inc. to discuss her career in the arts

Robin Starr ’85, director of the American and European paintings and prints department at the Massachusetts auction house Skinner Inc., returns to Bates to discuss her career in the arts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Friday

March 4, 2011
1:24 pm

The Boston Globe previews two Nordic races where Freeman '98 is defending champ

In its preview of two major Nordic races in New England, The Boston Globe focuses on Justin Freeman ’98, defending…

Monday

January 31, 2011
11:53 am

Video: Can a snow sculpture explain quantum physics?

Around the Quad on Friday afternoon, science students created snow sculptures to illustrate scientific concepts, from evolution to an Erlenmeyer flask experiment gone awry.

Tuesday

January 11, 2011
10:22 am

'Plutonium cities,' climate change at issue

The winter’s lectures at Bates begin with two intriguing guests. Kate Brown, an award-winning historian at the University of Maryland, discusses “plutonium cities” in the U.S. and Soviet Union at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). A day later, Kerry Emanuel, an influential professor of meteorology at MIT, presents “Uncertainty, Modeling and Climate Change” at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Are We Happy Yet?

In a dizzying display of data mining, Chris Danforth ’01 invents a way to measure human happiness in real time…

Tuesday

August 10, 2010
8:38 am

'Quantum entanglement' research published

Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, is one of a team of physicists whose research into the intriguing phenomenon called quantum entanglement was published Aug. 5 on the Science Daily and Nature websites.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
4:53 pm

Physics Today interviews Bates physicist Mark Semon for forensics story

A Physics Today story (March 2009) issue talks to physicists who’ve become involved in forensics. One is Professor of Physics…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…