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Thursday

July 23, 2009
9:43 am

Grant supports physics research hinting at new basis for computing

A Bates physicist has won a grant from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement to study a phenomenon that hints at a possible basis for the next generation of computers.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009
8:34 am

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best and brightest academic stars take their research into…

Thursday

March 19, 2009
12:41 pm

Yale physicist to discuss Large Hadron Collider project at Bates

Yale University physicist O. Keith Baker, a researcher involved with the advanced particle accelerator called the Large Hadron Collider, visits Bates College to talk about the project.

Monday

September 22, 2008
12:00 pm

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

It has always fascinated me that we are able to study and understand what is way beyond our physical reach.

Monday

September 22, 2008
11:31 am

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

Why did you decide to major in physics? I’ve always enjoyed thinking about things larger than the world we live…

Tuesday

August 12, 2008
12:00 pm

From Bates to the Games

Andrew Byrnes ’05 is a member of the Canadian men’s eight crew that captured the gold medal Aug. 17 during the 2008 Olympics — Canada’s first medal in the event since 1992.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
2:46 pm

Ecosystem of inches

Every time a putt lips out, or every time a football bangs an upright, you hear the phrase: “It’s a game of inches.” Then there’s commercial fisherman Eric Hesse ’86, the subject of a photo essay. He works in an ecosystem of inches.

Wednesday

February 9, 2005
3:10 pm

Lecturers shed light on holography exhibition

A British holography artist and a member of the Bates College physics faculty offer lectures relating to the current Bates College Museum of Art holography exhibition, “The Body Holographic: Harriet Casdin-Silver,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Monday

November 15, 2004
1:03 pm

Bates hosts leading composer-theorists for concert, residency

Robert Cogan and Pozzi Escot, known internationally as composers and as music theorists expert in relationships between music and such disciplines as math and physics, are spending a weeklong residency at Bates College that includes two events open to the public at no cost.

Thursday

January 29, 2004
10:52 am

'Lonely Planets' author to discuss extraterrestrial life

David Grinspoon, whose “Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life” was published in November by HarperCollins, begins his talk at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road. Sponsored by Sigma Xi and the departments of geology and physics, the talk is open to the public free of charge.