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Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields

Nobel Prize emphasizes exclusion of women from STEM fields

October 4, 2018

Forty-nine out of 923. One out of 20. A mere 5 percent. According to Quartz, that’s the number of women that have received Nobel Prizes since the prize was founded in 1901. On Oct. 2, physicist Donna Strickland became the third woman to receive the Nobel Prize in physics out of 209 recipients, ...

Esteemed physicist, Stephen Hawking, dies at 76

Esteemed physicist, Stephen Hawking, dies at 76

March 16, 2018

By Melanie Lust '19 Stephen Hawking, Iconic theoretical physicist best known for his his discoveries of certain properties of black holes and his quest to unify the fields of quantum mechanics and general relativity, passed away at his home in England on March 14. He died at 76, living over 50 year...

Stress = Work * Acceleration:

Stress  =  Work * Acceleration:

Max Bibicoff, News editor

June 10, 2015

With the week of final exams looming at Staples, students have begun to mentally prepare for the hours of studying that will ensue in the coming days. Only adding to the craze of finals week this year, is the fact that ACTs and SATs are occurring almost simultaneously on the weekends of June 6th and June 13th, and...

Some students feel pressure to take physics

Some students feel pressure to take physics

Nicole DeBlasi, Web Managing Editor

November 23, 2014

You stare at your physics homework, trying to figure out how you would draw your force diagram. You wonder why you decided to take the class, realizing that you decided to take it because your parents told you it would look good for colleges.  Although physics is not a required course, many student...

Physics petition fails to persuade Science Department

Physics petition fails to persuade Science Department

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

June 3, 2014

The science department today confirmed that all Physics A classes will take a final, even though dozens of students signed an online petition asking that the exam be tossed since the class’ workload is heavy. “We plan to have a Physics A final. We think it is important,” AJ Scheetz, science...

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