Physics News


Math and Science Saturday to be held at Lycoming

Lycoming College will host a Math and Science Saturday for high school sophomores and juniors March 22 beginning at 9:30 a.m. The open house offers prospective students and their families an opportunity to explore the college’s biology, chemistry, astronomy and physics, and mathematics departments, as well as special programs, such as pre-medicine.

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Physics students get hands-on experience

Lycoming College students in Drs. David Fisher and Christopher Kulp's physicsclasses are getting hands-on lab experience thanks the proceeds from a $100,000 grant from theGeorge I. Alden Trust. The grant money was used to update the laboratory space and buy new equipment to enhance the programs offered with in the physics major.

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Physics and psychology departments enhanced through grant

Lycoming College students studying physics and psychology are getting a more in-depth learning experience thanks to new instruments and updated laboratories that have been made possible through a grant from the George I. Alden Trust in Worcester, Mass.

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Astrophysics major to be offered

The Lycoming College Department of Astronomy and Physics will offer a new major in astrophysics beginning with the 2012-13 academic year.

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Physics students tour NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Lycoming College Society of Physics students visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on April 3. The tour was hosted by Lycoming alumna Katie Pazamickas, a 2009 graduate who works as a contractor for NASA.

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Alden Trust grant benefits physics and psychology

Lycoming College's physics and psychology departments will benefit from a $100,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust in Worcester, Mass. The grant will be used to purchase physicsA> laboratory equipment and upgrade psychology classrooms and labs.

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Alumnus to speak at astronomy and physics colloquium

Lycoming College alumnus Michael Smith will present "Mars Science Laboratory: Going beyond the 'follow the water' strategy," on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Academic Center C-303 as part the astronomy and physics department colloquium. He will give an overview of the Mars Science Laboratory mission and share his experience at the mission launch and Mars Educator Conference.

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Lecturer to discuss the search for extraterrestrial intelligence

The Lycoming College Department of Astronomy and Physics will host a free public lecture by H. Paul Shuch, executive director emeritus of the SETI League, Inc. and former Lycoming visiting professor, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Heim G-11.

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