In response to the National Football League’s “Ballghazi” or “Deflategate” scandal, Professor of Physics Dale Syphers demonstrated for a local TV reporter how footballs can change pressure over the course of a game.
Six professors and alumni held a panel conversation for students titled “What can I do with a degree in science?” in the Main Lounge of Moulton Union.
Internationally known atmospheric scientist Kerry Emanuel of MIT, currently a visiting scholar in physics at Bowdoin, gave a presentation in Searles Science Building on Nov. 1, explaining his research on storm formation and how it relates to climate.
As a physics and math major, and a music minor, Filipe Camarotti ’14 says his internship combines his love of music with an innate curiosity to figure out how and why things work.
This profile originally appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of Bowdoin magazine. Bowdoin Major: Physics Hometown: Harpswell, Maine Title: Managing Director Emeritus, Institute of Noise Control Engineering. Former senior engineer at IBM. Managing editor of Noise/News International. Website: www.inceusa.org Biggest professional accomplishment: Probably being a founder of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering 40 years ago, and being recognized for several accomplishments by election to the National […]
Professor of Physics Stephen Naculich was invited to give the May 3 “Uncommon Hour,” a student-run lecture series that’s modeled after TED Talks.
Since arriving at Bowdoin in 2010, junior Ellis Ratner has dedicated himself to robotics.
Last Friday, more than 100 students presented their research at the 2012 President’s Science Symposium, an annual campus-wide celebration of Bowdoin student research.
Two physics students this summer have worked out the final kinks in a complicated computer code, making it possible for a Bowdoin physics professor to begin evaluating data from his four-year atmospheric study in a New England forest.
The short experimental animation “While You Were Out” by Noah Lambie ’03 won Best Animation at the Oregon Independent Film Festival in Eugene, Oregon, on August 29.
On Sunday, about 30 first-year students who expressed a leaning toward math or science on their Bowdoin applications began a six-day program to get an early, inside look at Bowdoin’s math and science community.
Bowdoin physics department alumnus David Stegman ’96, an assistant professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC-San Diego, scored a “scientific hat-trick” by publishing three papers in the journal Nature within 12 months last year.
This profile originally appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Bowdoin magazine. Bowdoin major: Chemical Physics Current residence: Tacoma, Washington Web: www.cascadepg.com
This profile originally appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Bowdoin magazine. Bowdoin major: Physics Hometown: Whitman, Mass. Title: Founder and President of Communities Without Borders; primary-care practitioner at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and Brockton Neighborhood Health Center Website: CommunitiesWithoutBorders.org First time traveling to Africa: 1987, traveling with my mentor Dr. Julius Richmond and a delegation of health experts from the […]