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.
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.
This building project is the first renovation of this 1964 facility.
William and Mary's theoretical physicists are anticipating the arrival of data that just may prove them wrong.
Professor Griffioen, Chair of the Physics Department presents Graduate Student Brian Glover the 2008 Rolf G. Winter Memorial Physics Graduate Student Scholarship Award.
Nate Phillips and Crystal Bertoncini win awards at Old Dominion University's 5th Annual Research Expo
Ashwin Rastogi '08 has won the prestigious Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy for 2008.
As in comedy, the secrets to acing the physics GRE are timing and a sense of the ridiculous.
Ashwin Rastogi, a junior math/physics major, has been named as one of 2007-08 Goldwater Scholars.
Physics graduate student Kelly A. Kluttz has been awarded the 2007 Rolf G. Winter Memorial Physics Graduate Student Award in recognition of excellence in teaching.
At the 2007 American Physical Society April Meeting, five Jefferson Lab researchers were announced as recipients of 2006 APS Fellowships.
A physics professor at the College of William and Mary recently was awarded $500,000 to buy a new computer cluster to study the qualities of piezoelectrics—materials that convert energy from one form to another.
M. Patrick McCormick, who received his doctorate in physics from the College in 1967, has been named a Virginia Outstanding Scientist for 2007 by the governor's office and the Science Museum of Virginia.
Robert Welsh approaches the inner workings of the notorious German Enigma machine with the same innate curiosity that drove him as a young boy to disassemble assorted gizmos to see how they functioned.
Jan Chaloupka, assistant professor of physics, recently delivered remarks during the commencement ceremony of the physics department. We asked if he would write a piece for the News based on that speech. The following essay is the result. —Ed.
When Professor Griffieon asked me to deliver a speech at the physics department commencement ceremony, I was, I admit, a bit hesitant.
E. Gary Clark Memorial Scholarship - (awarded to a junior) SPRING
Three William and Mary students, two of them Math majors, received Goldwater Scholarships in 2006.
Erlich's paper outlines the modeling of quantum chromodynamics
Physicists have a problem. They are stuck with a stereotype. In this, the World Year of Physics 2005, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the creation of three seminal papers by one of the most vibrant, engaging and admired personalities of his century, Albert Einstein, the image of physicists has deteriorated.
Nuclear physics research isn’t much different from a good game of pool. When the cue ball slams into the racked game balls, they scatter, knocking into each other and colliding with the edges of the table.
n recognition of his profound contributions to cultural, artistic and humanistic dimensions of physics, William and Mary Chancellor Professor of Physics Hans C. Von Baeyer recently received the American Institute of Physics Andrew Gemant Award.