Physics Students Win Award - NYC


Contributed by Susanna Stumpe

Physics students Kevin Faehndrich and Greg Shear tied for third place in the New York State section of the American Physical Society's biannual symposium poster session.

Kevin's title: "Cesium Magnetometer Surveys at a 1,000-Year-Old Pithouse Village Site in Southwestern, New Mexico"

Greg's title: "Reduction of Parallax Error in Cesium Magnetometer Surveys Using Laser Alignment"

The symposium was held on October 15-16, 2004, at the New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York in Brooklyn. The topical symposium was entitled "Physics of the Microworld: From Quarks to Nanostructures." Physics professor Michael "Bodhi" Rogers proudly watched as his research students were each awarded a $25 prize.

Contributed by Michael Rogers