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How do scientists detect stellar systems and planets light-years away? What are the chances those planets harbor life? How did those systems — and the universe itself — form? During Homecoming…

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How do you follow up a strong first semester at Hobart College? If you’re Jacob Appleton ’23, you take a semester off to complete basic training to enlist in the U.S. Army…

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This month, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists whose research on black holes has pushed astrophysics into new territory, recognizing “areas of physics that have become…

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Despite the gravity of the COVID-19 pandemic, for Kelsey Williams ’21, it has opened a door to a rewarding internship experience. The physics major, who has a minor in chemistry,…

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Throughout the 2020-2021 academic year, the Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Justice invites faculty, students, staff and visiting speakers to interrogate language as they explore the theme,…

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Observations with the Colleges’ Richard S. Perkin Observatory have been used to help confirm the existence of a new extra-solar planet, according to an article co-authored by Associate Professor of…

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Associate Professor of Physics Steven Penn and Syracuse University Professor of Physics Stefan Ballmer are leading a new project funded through a National Science Foundation Grant to develop improved instrumentation…

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In a lecture given at HWS in December, Professor Frederick M. Walter of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University, N.Y. highlighted the risks facing America’s power…

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Episode 11: Steven Penn In the final episode of the fall semester, President Joyce P. Jacobsen sits down with Associate Professor of Physics Steven Penn on the Pulteney Street Podcast to discuss…

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Elizabeth “Bizzy” Moore ’20 is a problem-solver. In the course of her internships over the past three years, she has facilitated a successful rocket launch at NASA, developed a sensor…

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