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New Photos of the Hopkins Observatory

New photos of the Hopkins Observatory were taken by Ralph Lieberman as part of the architecture-at-Williams book project by Profs. E.J. Johnson and Michael Lewis.

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8 Students Chosen for the Expedition to the August 21 Solar Eclipse

The eight students chose for the expedition to the August 21 Solar Eclipse are: Erin Meadors ’20 Ross Yu ’19 Christian Lockwood ’20 Charles Ide ’20 Connor Marti ’20 Declan Daly ’20 Cielo Perez ’19 Brendan Rosseau ’19 funding: NSF; National Geographic Committee for Research and Exploration; NASA Massachusetts Space Grant; Williams College Science Division;

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American Astronomical Society Meeting, January 2017

Current students and alumni at American Astronomical Society meeting, Grapevine, TX

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Congratulations to Terry Suer ’05 and Dave Ticehurst ’04, new Ph.D.’s

Terry-Ann’s geosciences thesis at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, was on diamond-anvil measurements of the metal-silicate partitioning behaviours of siderophile and volatile elements at the conditions of the deep primitive Earth, to provide constraints on the mechanisms of terrestrial core formation. David Ticehurst’s physics thesis at U. North Carolina was “An Investigation

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Pasachoff Wins Award from American Association of Physics Teachers

http://www.aapt.org/aboutaapt/pressreleases/2017_AAPT_Richtmyer_Memorial_Lecture_Award.cfm

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Fall/Winter Planetarium Shows

Williams College Announces Planetarium Schedule for the Fall Semester

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Williams College Faculty, Alumna, and Staff Observe Solar Eclipse’s Effects on Weather

Williams College Faculty, Alumna, and Staff Observe Solar Eclipse’s Effects on Weather

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Summer 2016 Planetarium Shows

Hopkins Observatory Announces Summer Planetarium Schedule

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THE GREAT AMERICAN TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE IS COMING SOON

Excitement is gathering about the total solar eclipse that will sweep across the continental United States on August 21, 2017. Williams College astronomy professor Jay Pasachoff, a veteran of 63 solar eclipses, is describing how to prepare the public for the great event in a press conference at the meeting of the Solar Physics Division

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Scientific Observations Planned for Monday’s Transit of Mercury

Scientific Observations Planned for Monday’s Transit of Mercury

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