A Question of Unification: from atoms to galaxies

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday physics students at Troy take two very peculiar physics classes: General Relativity in the morning and Quantum Mechanics in the afternoon. General Relativity, Einstein’s magnum opus, deals mostly with large scale structures in the universe. The deviation of planetary orbits from Newtonian laws, the slowing down of Read More

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Interfaith panel lacks diversity, but a good first step

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer  The Departments of English and Political Science co-hosted an “Interfaith Symposium on Diversity, Community and Justice” last week.  The event was meant to be the first of a series of interdisciplinary conventions on global, intercultural and cross-cultural issues.  The diversity of the panel itself, however, appeared to be confined to the Abrahamic Read More

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Summer internship gained through Career Fair in TC

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Troy students can take advantage of the Career Fairs hosted by Career Services where they can interact with employers for potential jobs and internships. One student who found success through the fair is Travis Maupin, a senior computer science major from Phenix City. After attending the fair fall 2017, Maupin was offered Read More

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Students pursue summer research in the sciences

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Madelynn Lytle, a senior math major from Blountstown, Florida, spent the summer working on visual biophysics in the University of Alabama at Birmingham through a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.  She developed a model of light propagation and capture in a photoreceptor cell using a matrix laboratory (MATLAB) with the purpose Read More

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