Stories about "Physics"
Watch the ‘power of Bates science’ rocket into space Monday morning at 4:39 a.m.

Friday, May 18, 2018 8:43 am

Monday's launch takes a Bates physics experiment to the International Space Station. For one alumnus, it's "all about the power of science at Bates."

Look What We Found: Raj Saha’s water wheel

Friday, July 21, 2017 12:29 pm

You'll find pure chaos inside a storage room in Carnegie Science Hall.

Bates College welcomes new faculty for 2016–17

Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00 am

Bates College hired twice as many new tenure-track faculty this year as in 2015. Let's meet them.

An overview of new faculty, and the look of Bates’ future, from Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer

Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:10 pm

What Bates College looks like in the future is at least partially revealed each time we hire a new faculty member.

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

Bates College is now home to a state-of-the-art confocal microscope, only the second of its kind in the state, that professors call a "game-changer" for student learning and faculty research.

Summer Student Work: Nuclear pasta and other tales from senior physics majors’ summer fellowships

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:00 am

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

Alan Nathan, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois, is a nationally recognized expert on the physics of baseball.
National authority on physics of baseball to speak on Sept. 9

Friday, September 5, 2014 2:20 pm

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

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

Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:55 am

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

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:44 pm

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

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

Monday, November 4, 2013 9:37 am

"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."

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