Student studies under Nobel Prize winner

(CONTRIBUTED/ Ty Naquin) Ty Naquin, a senior physics major from Millbrook, Alabama, had the opportunity to research optics under Nobel Prize-winning physicist Gerard Mourou in France during the summer of 2019. Lirona Joshi Staff Writer What if your job this summer was hanging out in the lab with one of the best people in your field Read More

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Troy student shares study abroad experience

(CONTRIBUTED/ Rachid Bowles) Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, researching nanofibers during his internship over the summer.  Luke Brantley Variety Editor Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, Alabama, gave a presentation Tuesday about his experience studying abroad at an internship in the Czech Republic over the summer. Bowles’ internship was done through Read More

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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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Students present summer research

Pratibha Gautam Staff Writer The Physics Club held a student research presentation on Monday, Oct. 15, allowing students to gain experience in communicating their findings by displaying and explaining them to their friends and classmates. “Being able to communicate one’s research is almost as important as doing it,” said Ty Naquin, a junior physics major from Read More

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