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Volume 15, Issue 1 (September 15, 2008)
Events happening this week in the physics and astronomy department.
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September 24 (Wednesday) 3:30-4:30 pm, Olin 04All senior physics majors should plan to attend this important meeting to discuss your senior year and preparing for life after Carleton. Any juniors thinking of doing comps this year should also plan to attend. Refreshments will be served.
September 18 (Thursday) 12:00-1:00 pm, LDC 113
Plan to have lunch with physics students, faculty, and staff at the LDC in Shearer Dining Room (the one that looks over the lakes) at noon. We can meet on 3rd Olin for the short walk over, or you can meet us there.
Information that may be of interest to physics and astronomy faculty, staff, and students.
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The All Science and Math Sigma Xi Poster Session is scheduled for Friday, October 24 in the Hulings Atrium. All students who did summer research at Carleton or elsewhere are strongly encouraged to make a poster and share their work with the science community.
To reduce the time it takes to teach students how to use Mathematica, Wolfram has developed "A Hands-On Introduction to Mathematica." This free screencast will get new students up to speed with Mathematica 6 in just a few minutes. To view this tutorial go to http://url.wolfram.com/4XrWt-/ .