‘SPS Activites’ Category

Gustavus Physics Senior Appears in “The SPS Observer”

Gustavus physics major Lindsay Rothschiller ’15 had an article appear in the Winter 2014-15 issue of The SPS Observer, the national publication of the Society of Physics Students. In the article Lindsay describes her research work on environmental sustainability, which was conducted last summer in Sweden under the auspices of a grant from the Wallenberg […]

2015 Gustavus Sigma Pi Sigma Induction Banquet

On May 4, 2015, the Gustavus physics department held its annual banquet to induct new members into the national physics honor society, Sigma Pi Sigma. Thirteen members of the graduating class of 2015 were elected to membership.The banquet was attended by faculty, students and some families of the honored inductees. Our guest speaker was Dr. […]

Fermilab Fun for Gustavus Physics Students

The weekend of April 20th was a special one for many Gustavus physics students as they ventured 440 miles to the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, or simply Fermilab (most famously known for its Tevatron particle accelerator, once the highest energy particle accelerator in the world, which was shut down in September 2011). The entire trip […]