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  • Physics professors applauded for active, tech-savvy teaching
    Four Boston University physics professors won an inaugural award Monday for incorporating technology to improve students’ learning experiences and equipping them with skills essential to succeed as 21st century scholars and professionals. The Office of the Provost, in coordination with the Center for Excellence & Innovation in Teaching, selected College of Arts & Sciences physics professor ...
  • Three St. Olaf students earn Rossing Physics Scholarships
    St. Olaf College student Lucas Sletten ’15 has been named a Rossing Physics Scholar for 2014–15, and Owen Puls ’16 and Adam Wood ’16 each earned an honorable mention. Sletten will receive a $10,000 scholarship from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Foundation through the Rossing Fund for Physics Education Endowment. Puls and Wood will ...
  • Entries sought for essay competition in physics
    ‘National Competition on Essay Writing in Physics (NCEWP),’ being held by the Indian Association of Physics Teachers every year is now open to students as well as teachers in two categories. In cat...
  • Number of health physics degrees granted in 2013 has increased for undergraduates, declined for graduates
    According to a new report titled Health Physics Enrollments and Degrees Survey, 2013 Data, the number of college students graduating with majors in health physics between Sept. 1, 2012, and Aug.
  • Elusive 'Exotic Hadron' Particles Confirmed
    The existence of exotic hadrons — a type of matter that doesn't fit within the traditional model of particle physics — has now been confirmed, scientists say. Researchers working on the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) collaboration at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Switzerland — where the elusive Higgs boson particle was discovered in 2012 — announced today (April ...
  • PCC physics instructor honored at National Basketball Hall Of Fame
    Freelancer -- (Oregon Public Broadcasting) — A Portland Community College physics instructor who helped develop the breakaway rim was honored Tuesday at the National Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. A prototype of the breakaway rim will have a spot in the Hall. Toby Dittrich and five others invented the spring-loaded ...
  • Nobel Prize in Physics – live blog
    On Tuesday at 11.30 BST the Nobel Foundation will reveal the winner or winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics. We bring you the announcement, explanations of the science and reaction from the scientific community Alok Jha
  • Award-winning Tracy High student impacts science mentor
    Three years ago, Dean Reese, who teaches a range of science courses from physics to biology at Tracy High School, met a very rare student—a student who would pursue professional research endeavors from the moment he entered Reese’s classroom, a student who would eventually garner both regional and national acclaim for his work, and a student who would ultimately change his teaching practice.
  • Exotic hadron particles detected at CERN: Bizarre matter defies known physics
    Exotic hadron particles: Scientists at CERN have confirmed the detection of exotic hadrons, a type of matter whose existence is not predicted by the Standard Model of particle physics.
  • Goat Simulator review: Goat + physics sandbox = dumb fun
    What kind of madness hath the Internet wrought this time? Something dumb. Real dumb—and yet something hilariously fun at the same time. That something is Goat Simulator, which began life as a silly Internet video but blossomed into a full game due to public demand. Here's the original trailer if you somehow missed it. At its core, Goat Simulator is just a physics engine with a goat as the main ...

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