- SPS will meet at the usual time of 4:30pm on Wednesday November 9th in Vanderwerf 104. This week there will be a homework study session where pizza will be supplied.
This Week in Physics
1867 November 7: Marie Curie, French chemist who researched radioactivity and discovered radium, is born.
1967 November 9: NASA launches Apollo 4 into orbit with the first successful test of a Saturn V rocket.
1994 November 9: The chemical element Darmstadtium, a radioactive synthetic element, discovered by scientists in Darmstadt, Germany.
1934 November 9: Carl Sagan, American astronomer and writer, is born.
1935 November 10: Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, Russian astrophysicist, is born. The Novikov self-consistency principle made important contributions to the theory of time travel.
1966 November 11: The United States launches Gemini 12, a two-man orbiter, into orbit.