Tag: Travel

  • March Meeting 2016 – Day 1!

    I’m at the March Meeting in Baltimore this week — Day 1 was today, which is so appropriate since it is both Einstein’s birthday and Pi Day!  They were giving away pie at the APS booth in celebration. The March Meeting is the largest gathering of physicists in the world, so it’s always bursting with…

  • Wooster Physics in Prague, Glasgow, and Oxford!

    Greetings!  I have recently returned from a semester-long research leave, thanks to Wooster’s generous faculty leaves program.  During my leave, I split my time between Wooster and the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford in the United Kingdom, in addition to a week-long conference in Prague, Czech Republic. In Wooster, I continued work in my lab with Clare Boothe Luce scholar Maggie Lankford…

  • Guest Post: Michael Wolff ’17

    When I first came to Wooster, I had no clue what discipline I would explore, and didn’t even take my first physics class until the second semester of my freshman year; now, I’m coming up on the end of my second month conducting research at Michigan State’s National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), one of the…

  • Guest Blog: Popi Palchoudhuri ’16

    Where do I begin? Experimental physics research has definitely been one of the longest love affairs that I have had, and this is only the beginning. This summer, I was given the opportunity to be a research assistant at CERN, Switzerland, and what an experience it has been so far! At CERN, I am a part…

  • April is the busiest month

    So many things happened in the department in April that I got totally behind. In fact, April was so busy that I’ve only barely caught up here at the end of May.But, some great things happened so I want to post about them even if it is a little behind times. First – junior Maggie…