Some 200 people gathered outside of Small Hall for a ceremonial planting of William & Mary’s Newton tree on Feb. 22.
The result of the Parity-Violating Deep Inelastic Scattering (PVDIS) experiment was published in the Feb. 6 edition of Nature.
The hyper-rational world of science has always made a bit of room to accommodate legend and William & Mary will soon be home to a living piece of one of the most well known scientific legends: a descendant of Isaac Newton’s apple tree.
William & Mary will soon be home to a living piece of one of the most well-known scientific legends: a descendant of Isaac Newton's apple tree.
The university’s Noyce Scholars Program received National Science Foundation funding for its second phase.
Ceremony to celebrate the planting of a direct descendent of the apple tree that inspired Isaac Newton's theory of gravitation. The tree is a gift of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, propagated and donated by Bill Mackintosh.
David Armstrong, Chancellor Professor of Physics at William & Mary and chair of the department, is a member of the Qweak Collaboration, a collection of scientists who recorded the first ever direct measurement of the weak charge of the proton at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab).
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes five exceptional faculty members with the Alumni Fellowship Award.
2 William & Mary Graduate Students won the AVS award during the 60th International AVS symposium
William & Mary's mathematicians are taking data analysis to a new extreme — and they're looking for students to join them.
William & Mary's physics department will host its the annual PhysicsFest event on Oct. 26.
The Fall 2013 winners of the Annual Alumni Association awards were honored at a banquet at the William & Mary Alumni House on Thursday September 19. Patricia Vahle, Associate Professor of Physics was one of the recipients of the 2013 Alumni Fellowship Award.
The premature baby’s life is well monitored, but precarious. Among the dangers that preemies face are episodes of central apnea.
William & Mary physicist Marc Sher will take a year's leave of absence to join the National Science Foundation as a temporary program director — also known as a "rotator."
Hans von Baeyer says that we all can stop worrying about Schrödinger's Cat. Science's most famous imaginary feline may indeed be dead—or perhaps it's alive. But it is certainly not both.
Ms. Elana Urbach, a rising William and Mary Senior, was a recipient of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) Top Leadership Scholarship for 2013
Physics Dept. Commencement ceremony is May 12 at 2:30 PM on the Small Hall Lawn
Anne Norrick is awarded the 2012 Rolf G. Winter Teaching Award
The gift will benefit athletic scholarships, stadium renovations and other needs.
Chris Monahan is the recipient of the 2013 JSA Postdoctoral Research Grant at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, which will provide $11,000 for his research.
It turns out that the Higgs boson looks exactly like Marc Sher always said it would, and now he's a little bummed.
Theoretical physicist Joshua Erlich can't prove that dark matter exists. Dark chocolate is another matter.
The new dome and its 14-inch computer-controlled telescope will give William & Mary much improved astronomical functionality.
A cadre of William & Mary's physicists was involved in a project that made the Physics World list of the top 10 breakthroughs for 2012.