This Week in Physics

September 18 1977: Voyager I takes first photo of Earth and the Moon together. September 19 1957: First underground nuclear test takes place in Nevada. September 21, 1978: Two Soviet cosmonauts set a space endurance record after 96 days in space. September 21, 2003: Galileo space mission ends as the probe is sent into Jupiter’s atmosphere where it […]

Congratulations to new Hope SPS officers

The Hope College Society of Physics Students (SPS) held their elections today!  Congratulations to the new officers: Elizabeth Lindquist, President Cole Persch, Vice President 1 Caleb Sword, Vice President 2 Jason Gombas, Blog master The next SPS meeting will be September 23 at 3 pm.  Everyone is welcome to join!

Society of Physics Students attends Neil deGrasse Tyson lecture

Eight Hope students and two faculty members traveled to Grand Valley State University on November 13 to attend a public lecture given by famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The talk, “Science as a Way of Knowing,” was delivered to a sold-out crowd at the GVSU field house. Tyson is well-known for his previous work hosting […]