For most of us, barnacles are barely noticed. For ship owners, they are a nuisance. For Associate Professor of Physics Rebecca Metzler, they are a treasure — organisms unique in their ability to adapt to almost any marine environment.
Alina Sabyr ’19 has been named one of only 41 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship recipients this year. The competitive international award from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation will allow her to spend a year travelling around the globe in a self-designed, independent quest for knowledge.
Discover magazine writes: At a meeting of the American Physical Society, Colgate University physicist Beth Parks described a new way to wring even more energy from a solar panel — a major development for people with no access to reliable power.
Optical Society members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics are proposed for election to the class of Fellow. Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics and Astronomy Enrique (Kiko) Galvez is among this year’s honorees.
Ten minutes before totality — astronomer Anthony Aveni sets the stage for readers who have not seen a total solar eclipse — the light will be almost fifty thousand times brighter than a full moonlit sky. Read about Aveni in the Colgate Scene