Schrader ’21 Wins Holland Prize

Gave his lecture on Archimedes’ Principle: What else will float your boat?Andrew Schrader ’21 was recently named the winner of the Physics Department’s 2019 Albert Holland Physics Lecture Competition, after the delivery of his presentation, “Archimedes’ Principle: What Else Will Float…
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Brodheim ’20 Studies the Life Cycle of Stars

Brodheim Max 2In Chile during spring break, Max Brodheim ’20 and Assistant Professor of Physics Leslie Hebb traveled to Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory (CTIO), where they measured a pair of young stars…
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HWS Welcomes Newest Phi Beta Kappa Members

Phi Beta Kappa LogoPhi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honors society, has elected 30 new members from Hobart and William Smith Colleges into its Zeta Chapter this year. Faculty…
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HWS Participates in NASA Rocket Launches

RocSatC 6For the sixth consecutive year, Hobart and William Smith students, faculty and staff will participate in the launch of a NASA sounding (research) rocket at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.…
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Studying Rocket Science

Stomp Rockets 4In a series of instructional videos, students in Assistant Professor of Physics Leslie Hebb’s first-year seminar break down the basic physical principles behind rocket science. The videos document their work…
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