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Physics senior explores passion for astronomy in Arizona, Chile programs

When senior APSU physics major, Deborah Gulledge is not sewing as her hobby, she is immersed into the world of astronomy and what is out there to find in space. Gulledge said she has loved astronomy ever since she was young, and her father spoke to her about outer space ...

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Physics student pursues research at Princeton program

There is a stigma around trying new things. Leaving one’s comfort zone and venturing out into an environment or situation that may or may not end positively can be difficult. What dictates one’s satisfaction towards these new things are one’s outlooks on short and long-term goals. Senior physics major Joshua ...

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Letter to the Editor

Non-Science Majors Should Take Science Classes as Electives >Jacob Robertson As I enter my senior year as a physics major, confirming my Spring schedule comes with a sense of relief. My semesters are finally full with science classes in my field of study, undiluted with the core requirements of subjects ...

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Physics student designs new balloon for department

WILLIAM FISHER Senior physics major and Presidential Research Scholar Dominic Critchlow found a simple solution to a persistent problem for the physics and astronomy department. Critchlow researched and built an inexpensive new high-altitude balloon design for the physics and astronomy department to use for taking detailed images of the Earth’s ...

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Two APSU students earn prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

» By Brittany Hickey Staff Writer For the second year in a row, APSU can claim two of its students as Goldwater Scholars. Physics student Chris Hayes and math student Kristen Knight won two of the 271 scholarships awarded nationwide to science, math and engineering college students in March. “I ...

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Physics student chosen to study at CERN lab

» By Faith Johnson Guest Writer APSU physics junior, Chris Hayes, is getting a very rare opportunity to travel to Switzerland to study at the European Organization for Nuclear Research’s Geneva laboratory also called CERN. Hayes was named as one of the students in the team with the University of ...

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