The DRIFT Dark Matter Detector

Friday, November 4 3 pm VW 104 Daniel Snowden-Ifft, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Occidental College The Directional Recoil Identification From Tracks (DRIFT) is designed to detect the dark matter thought to make up 85% of the mass of the universe. Unlike most other dark matter detectors the directional capabilities of DRIFT allow it to conclusively […]

Seminars Oct 20 and 21

The history and role of computing will be the focus of the first of two addresses on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 20 and 21, through the Gentile Interdisciplinary Lecture series in the natural and applied sciences at Hope College by Dr. Andrew Christlieb of the Michigan State University faculty. Learn more…

SPS Seminar – Summer research

SPS Seminar Friday, October 14 3 pm VW 104 Anna Lunderberg Exploring the Effects of Copper on Composition and Charge Storage of Prussian Blue Analogue Pseudocapacitors As energy usage has increased in recent years, there has been great demand for efficient, cost-effective, and earth-abundant materials to be used for energy storage. The ability to produce […]

Work and Learn in Philadelphia!

Society of Physics Student discussion with Dr. Annie Dandavadi, Executive Director of The Philadelphia Center Friday, September 30 at 3 pm in VanderWerf 104 Want to spend a semester using your scientific skills while earning academic credit and living in a vibrant, exciting city?  Come and learn more about opportunities for physical scientists, computer scientists […]

Physics Seminar: Dr. Ben Shank

How to make Products that Keep Working (Introduction to Environmental Testing) Physics and Engineering Department Seminar Friday, September 16 at 3 pm Thermotron Test Chambers, Holland, MI and Hope Physics Department Anyone who has taken an advanced lab class knows that just because a design works on paper does not mean it will work on […]