James Roche is part artist, part skateboarder, part physicist, and full time funny man. This physicist and APS project coordinator knows how to make any experience fun and exciting. Physics after all, can be funny.
"Cancer Glasses" Help Surgeons See Tiny Tumors
Some people need them to see, others just to read, but a new pair of high-tech glasses could save your life."This is what we call cancer glasses," said Suman Mondal, a graduate student of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, Miss...
Death From the Skies Philip Plait "The Universe is trying to kill you. It's nothing personal. It's trying to kill me too" Astronomer, Phil Plait, describes how everything from asteroids to gamma ray burst would end impact the Earth.
Light includes electromagnetic waves of all sizes of wavelengths, frequencies, and energies. Light particles, called photons, have properties of particles and waves, a combination that makes light very interesting. With the invention of lasers, we have gained precise control over light and revolutionized many areas of research and technology.
A Time Capsule of the Universe
The DASCH initiative, "Digital Access to a Sky-Century at Harvard", seeks to scan and upload tens of thousands of photographic plates, creating a comprehensive record of what the night sky has looked like over the past hundred years.