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Prof. Heather Watson Awarded NASA Grant

Heather Watson, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded a $292,000 grant from NASA for her project entitled,”Diffusion in Iron-Nickel Alloys and Sulfides: Constraints on Segregation and Crystallization of Early Planetary Cores.”

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Physics & Astronomy students present 2016 Summer Research Posters

Eighteen Physics & Astronomy summer research students presented posters about their research to faculty and students. Student research projects were supported by Union College Summer Fellowships, NASA and NSF grants, and donations by Physics & Astronomy alumni.

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Prof. Orzel appears on NPR “Here and Now” program

Chad Orzel, associate professor of physics, appeared on the popular NPR program, “Here and Now,” to talk about Americans’ basic science understanding, and how much it matters.

A live production from NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, “Here and Now” reflects the “fluid world of news as it’s happening, with timely, smart and in-depth news and conversation.”