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Chuck Ross Delivers Keynote

Dr. Chuck Ross, Professor of Physics, delivered the keynote address at the University of Mississippi’s Conference on the Civil War on October 10. Dr. Ross’s presentation was “Black Powder and the Cannon’s Roar: Science and Technology in the American Civil War”.

Physics Faculty and Students Published

Associate Professor of Physics Tim Holmstrom, Longwood Physics Alumnus Wolfgang Troth, and colleagues from the Jefferson Lab 3He Collaboration had their paper “A Precision Measurement of the Neutron Twist-3 Matrix Element d2n: Probing Color Forces.” published in Physics Review Letters  113 (2014) 022002. Associate Professor of Physics Tim Holmstrom, Longwood Physics Alumnus James Bittner, and colleagues from the […]

Physics Faculty Published in Nature

Tim Holmstrom, Assistant Professor of Physics,  Vincent Sulkosky, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics, Keith Rider, former Professor of Chemistry, and colleagues in Jefferson Lab Hall A PVDIS collaboration had their article “Measurement of parity violation in electron–quark scattering” published in the 6 February 2014 edition of Nature. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v506/n7486/pdf/nature12964.pdf    

SOLstice featured in Bay Journal Article

Longwood’s SOLstice – Summer of Learning – Science Teachers Investigating the Chesapeake Environment – Program was recently featured in an article entitled “Passing on their pearls of wisdom : Waterman heritage tours catcing on with tourists” in Bay Journal. The accompanying photo is of SOLstice students and Mark Fink is quoted. Read the entire article […]

Gary Page comments on article in “New Scientist”

Visiting assistant professor of physics, Gary Page, was contacted as an expert to comment on an article being written for New Scientist. The article, “Dwarf planet Eris may reveal quantum gravity”, was published in the January 2013 issue. A short paragraph of Dr. Page’s contribution appears at the end of the article.

Keith Rider results from sabatical

Associate Professor of Chemistry Keith Rider recently had a paper accepted for publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry titled “Helium Droplet Assembled Nanocluster Films: Cluster Formation and Deposition Rates”.  The research was conducted during a one-year sabbatical at the Energetic Materials Branch of the Air Force Research Laboratory in Eglin, Florida.

Suzanne Donnelly, Alix Fink, Mark Fink, Leigh Lunsford, Melissa Rhoten, Kelsey Scheitlin

Colleagues from the STEM disciplines have published an article in Science Education and Civic Engagement. Co-written by Suzanne Donnelly (Assistant Professor of Science Education), Alix Fink (Associate Professor of Biology and Dean of the Cormier Honors College), Mark Fink (Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences), Leigh Lunsford […]

Tim Holmstrom

Tim Holmstrom, Assistant Professor of Physics, Alvin Palmer, 2011 Longwood graduate, Ben Babineau, Longwood senior, and colleagues at Jefferson Lab have had their paper “Measurement of the Neutron Radius of 208Pb Through Parity-Violation in Electron Scattering” published in Physical Review Letters, volume 108, 2012

Keith Rider

Dr. Keith Rider has been accepted for participation in the Research Associateship Program sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences.  As part of the program, he will work on a research project at the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop metallic explosive additives.  Compared to nuclear explosives, conventional explosives have a relatively low energy density and […]

Tim Holmstrom

Working with collegues at Fermilab, Tim Holmstrom has published “Study of the rare hyperon decay Omega- -> Xi- pi+ pi-.” in Physics Letters