Physics and Engineering department faculty member, Dr. Robert Bishop with two co-authors, has just published a book entitled Emergence in Context with “the world's leading university press” Oxford University Press (OUP).
Eliana Chow ’21 writes about Joseph Milligan ’23, a missionary kid from Kenya, who is a double major in physics and secondary education, Comparing his visit to other schools than Wheaton, Milligan said, “At other schools I visited, I felt that they would be happy if I went there, especially with their generous scholarship offers. But nobody showed that they wanted me or cared about me in the same way that Wheaton’s people did."
Steven Palladino's ('13) doctoral work attempts to detect gravitational waves from the birth of the universe.
Wheaton Physics alumnus Roger Wiens '82 played a pivotal role in the Perseverance rover, which landed on Mars in February 2021.
Students and faculty from the Department of Physics and Engineering are featured in the most recent issue of Wheaton Magazine.
Assistant Professor of Physics Jim Schroeder ‘09 is part of a team of researchers who have recently been awarded a grant from NASA.
The switch to remote learning during the spring had a significant impact on several of Genevieve Nelson's courses, heavily affecting her laboratory-based experimental physics course in particular.
Wheaton College students and faculty have formed an intra-departmental team to create a process utilizing LiDAR technology to map changes at archeological sites, with Tel Shimron in Israel as the initial test location.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Jim Schroeder ’09 with a $522,656 five-year grant to continue his research on whistler waves.