Berry Physics in the Press
The physics & astronomy program at Berry College has gotten some good press recently and we'd like to share it with you! Unless otherwise noted, these items appeared in Berry Magazine.
- The August 2012 monthly newsletter of the American Association of Physics Teachers discusses the Open Source Physics Collection for astronomy and the simulations created by Dr. Todd Timberlake.
- Story in the Rome News-Tribune about the transit of Venus, featuring an image of the transit taken by Berry student Kalen Maloney.
- Man leaves footprint on the Moon, Berry makes mark on NASA: an article about Berry alumni who had NASA connections during the Apollo moon landing.
- Always Berry: Contains a short article on Judy Cook, a Berry dual-degree engineering student who spent Summer 2007 helping to build the Cage Center.
- Learning by doing: An essay by Berry President Scott Colley about student research. The essay mentions work done by physics majors Frank Petruzielo, John Foreman, Courtney Griffin, and Carly Donahue.
- Rocket Girl: An article about Ann Fite Whitaker (61C), head of NASA's Science Directorate and one of the first female physics majors at Berry.
- Tyler Coats hits home run in life: An article about Tyler Coats (04C), outstanding student-athelete who excelled at Berry as a baseball player and as a physics major.
- Fabulous Faculty: Paul Wallace: Our own Paul Wallace is featured in the fabulous faculty section (page 5).
- Targeting Terror: This article describes the work of nuclear physicsist and Berry grad Gil Miller (50C) to develop more effective baggage-screening devices.
- World Class: An article describing a collaboration between Berry physics professor Todd Timberlake and Berry physics major John Foreman (02C) that led to a publication in Physical Review Letters.
- Extreme Science: An article on the work of Dwight Adams (53C), Berry grad and 2005 winner of the prestigious Keithley Award of the American Physical Society.
- Campus Kudos for Chuck Lane: The Fall 2002 issue of the Berry Chronicle (the old alumni magazine) has a piece on on Dr. Chuck Lane's research on space-based tests of Special Relativity. Look on page 8, in the Campus Kudos section.