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LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time

Res25470Results Confirm New Population of Black Holes HWS Professor of Physics Steven Penn Played Major Role in Mirror Substrate and Coating Design for LIGO Research Project The international team of…
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HWS Presents at National Physics Conference

Dumitriu Demas and Spacher-0027Bringing the Finger Lakes to Atlanta, Assistant Professor of Physics Ileana Dumitriu, physics lab technician Peter Spacher Ph.D. and Christopher Demas ’17 recently presented their respective research at the winter…
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Science Not Silence

science poster_No_CaptionOn Wednesday, April 12, Hobart and William Smith faculty and student scientists will host “Science Not Silence,” a panel discussion exploring the public role of science and scientists, the intersection…
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Physics Truck Brings Experiments on Wheels

Physics Truck 2Students experimented with professional physics equipment in the “Food Truck for the Physics Mind” on Feb. 8 and 9 outside of the Scandling Campus Center. The 44-foot trailer — complete…
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Discovery Receives Breakthrough Prize

Penn 2Associate Professor of Physics Steven Penn is among the international team of scientists being recognized this month for their pioneering discovery of gravitational waves. The honor is part of the prestigious and…
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