William and Mary students win gold and bronze at "The University Physics Competition," an international contest for undergraduate students.
Two William & Mary scientists working in the laboratory of R. A. Lukaszew recently were recognized at the 57th International Symposium of the American Vacuum Society.
William and Mary celebrates the laser with lectures, demonstrations, a treasure hunt and lots of liquid-nitrogen chilled ice cream.
Schrodinger's Cat, the Department of Physics' boat
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the College of William and Mary $500,000 to study various aspects of using wild aquatic algae as both biofuel feedstock and as a medium for helping to clean contaminated waterways.
Highlighting William and Mary Physics' Department
A team of students and faculty launch an experimental algae-cultivation flume in Lake Matoaka. It's an initiative of the Chesapeake Algae Project (ChAP), whose goal is to generate algae-based biofuel.
Keith Bechtol, wins his first marathon
The Department of Physics held their graduation ceremony outside on the Millington Lawn on Sunday, May 16, 2010
Francesca Fornasini, Class of 2010 received a National Science Foundation Fellowship in Astrophysics
9th Annual Graduate Symposium- Nate Phillips and Jonathan Skuza win awards.
We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the invention of the laser. First event will be a photo contest.
Physics graduate students participate in the Fifth Annual Graduate Student Research Forum held in Richmond, Virgina.
Physics Majors participated in the 2010 Undergraduate Symposium on Friday, February 26th.
Professor J. Dirk Walecka, Emeritus, gave one of the keynote speeches at the 25th Anniversary of Jefferson Lab.
Jeremy Weeden is awarded the 2009 Rolf G. Winter Teaching Award
In the battle for the paddle, Physics Professor David Armstrong outlasts the competition.
The College of William & Mary and its Virginia Institute of Marine Science formed a collaborative research initiative to investigate producing biofuel from algae growing naturally in the Chesapeake Bay.
The Experimental High Energy Group at W&M are highlighted in Fermilab Today.
Sylvia Stout, business manager for the Physics Department, is to be honored for 40 years of service at William & Mary's annual Employee Appreciation Day luncheon.
The Solar Cells on the Roof of Small team is investigating a key sustainability question.
You can't feel them, but neutrinos are passing through your body in large numbers. They have no charge and very low mass, but their scientific value is priceless.
Andrew Leister, Class of 2009, receives the Don Edward Harrison Jr. Award for Excellence in Physics. Francesca Fornasini and Virginia Forstall, Class of 2010, share the E. Gary Clark Memorial Scholarship.
Douglas Dean was this year's recipient of the Alumni Prize for undergraduate research in Physics.
Graduate students from different disciplines in Arts & Sciences come together once each year to unite in a display of intellectual firepower.
On Feb. 10, six graduate students from the College of William and Mary participated in the fourth annual Graduate Student Research Forum, held at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.
Professor of Physics John Michael Finn, passed away suddenly in the early hours of Saturday Jan. 31.