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  • Professor Joel Weisberg with Yuping Huang ’17 and Carolyn Raithel ’15
    Photo: courtesy Joel Weisberg
    January 13, 2015

    Weisberg Part of Team That Solves Disappearance of the Cosmic Spinning Top

    Joel Weisberg, the Herman and Gertrude Mosier Stark Professor of Physics and Astronomy and the Natural Sciences, is part of a team that calculated the mass of a neutron star and its binary companion, using Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, and recently published the findings in The Astrophysical Journal. Weisberg was included in the team due to his expertise in binary pulsars, which he has intensively studied for more than 35 years.

  • Serena Zabin
    January 5, 2015

    Zabin Receives NEH Grant for “A New History of the Boston Massacre”

    Serena Zabin, associate professor of history at Carleton College, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant worth $52,500 in support of her project, “A New History of the Boston Massacre.” Zabin is a historian of early America and the early modern Atlantic world. Her book project maps the connections between British military families and civilians in the streets of Boston that led to the Boston Massacre in 1770.