Physics & Astronomy Events

Friday

March 2, 2012 2:40 pm

Physics Colloquium – March 2, 2012 – George Barbasthasis (MIT)

Hamiltonian Optical Machines: Insights, Design and Experimental Implementation Prof. George Barbastathis MIT Mechanical Engineering and SMART Centre   In his undergraduate thesis entitled Theory of Systems of Rays, Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865) developed the set of equations that bear…

Friday

March 9, 2012 4:00 pm

Physics Colloquium -Mar. 9, 2012 – Alex Papandrew

Physics Colloquium -Mar. 9, 2012 – Alex Papandrew

Superprotonic Electrolytes and Solid Acid Fuel Cells: Heating Up the Future of Energy   Hydrogen fuel cells are a key component of the global effort to develop alternative energy storage and conversion technologies.  Coupled with the ascendance of viable…

Friday

March 23, 2012 2:40 pm

Physics Colloquium -Mar. 23, 2012 – Raj Saha

Bates alumnus Raj Saha returns for a visit; title TBA