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News

  • John-Collins Laser grant

    The Physics department is now home to a state-of-the-art tunable laser, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.

  • Scott Tarlow '12 Hot stuff

    Scott Tarlow ’12 spent a summer working on the physics of lava flows.

  • FYS_crop Experiencing the past

    Students in the Deep Time FYS take a camping trip and travel back in time.

  • Bennett_Tyler Bright ideas

    Tyler Bennett ’12 explores new materials for energy-efficient lighting.

  • Timothy Barker Astronomy on the Cape

    Professor Barker’s giant 32″ telescope now has a larger audience of elementary school students on Cape Cod.

  • Becky-Johnson Love to teach physics

    Becky Johnson ’11 wants to share her excitement about physics with high school students.

  • jup_ganymede Mapping Ganymede

    Several Wheaton students have contributed to the first global map of geology on Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.

  • Megan O'Sadnick Fulbright on ice

    Physics major Megan O’Sadnick ’09 wins a Fulbright scholarship to study glaciers in Norway.

  • Jason C. Goodman Grant to study physics of ice-covered oceans

    Assistant Professor of Physics Jason Goodman has obtained a $200,000 grant as a member of a new NASA Astrobiology Institute team.

    Assistant Professor of Physics Jason Goodman has obtained a $200,000 grant as a member of a new NASA Astrobiology Institute team.

  • Timothy Barker Science literacy in the twenty-first century

    Science is too important to be left to the scientists,” says professor of astronomy Tim Barker without a hint of irony …