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2018-2019 News, Events, and Colloquia
Check out Senior Seminar Talks Here
Friday, April 12th
Physics-Art Rumble and Dick Hilt's Retirement Party.
Wednesday, October 3rd
Annual Fall Picnic, Barnes/Olin Quad,
Friday, October 12th
2017-2018 News, Events, and Colloquia
Monday, November 13th
Students hard at work on their homework!
In their free
Friday, October 6th
The Observational Astronomy course taught by Dr. Shane Burns returns from a week at the Wyoming Infrared Observatory where they learned how to use the
Friday, September 15th
Our seniors gave "hair raising" Cool Science demonstrations to a local elementary school in Colorado Springs as part of their Senior Seminar course. Featuring Ben Pitta and Maddie Lucey, '18.
2016-2017 Events, Career Talks, and Colloquia
2017 Roberts Memorial Lecture:
Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves
by Dr. Kip Thorne
Friday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Celeste Theatre in the Cornerstone Arts Center
Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space and time predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago. After a
Kip Thorne is The Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus, at Caltech, and is a co-founder of the LIGO (Laser Interferometer
Physics Homecoming in Celebration of Barbara Whitten
April 7th - 8th
Ever gotten lost and confused while reading a scientific paper? Check out Astrobites!
"Astrobites is a daily astrophysical literature journal written by graduate students in astronomy. Our goal is to present one interesting paper per day in a brief format that is accessible to undergraduate students in the physical sciences who are interested in active research."
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