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When a NASA mission to the asteroid Bennu launches this month, Ithaca College Professor Beth Ellen Clark will be in charge of experiments that could reveal whether the roughly 500-meter-wide celestial body will collide with Earth in the next century.

Clark is the mission asteroid scientist...

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ITHACA, NY — Recent discoveries at the Large Hadron Collider have helped to find Higgs Boson — an elementary particle first theorized in 1964 — and led to the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics being awarded to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs.

The Physics Café series at Ithaca College will explore the Standard Model of Particle Physics and the elusive Higgs Boson...

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ITHACA, NY—Soaring at 41,000 feet in the air, a team of Ithaca College physics students and a professor recently took photos from a flying observatory to help discover what makes up our universe.

A collaboration between NASA and other researchers, the ...

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The world of roller coasters is abuzz with the idea of a levitating amusement park ride, and an Ithaca College physics professor is helping lead the way. A Travel Channel piece on Sunday night featured IC’s Matt Sullivan demonstrating how superconductors could literally help take roller coasters to the next level.

“The phenomenon of...

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ITHACA, NY—A physicist who explores the smallest of materials will give the next presentation in the Physics Café series at Ithaca College. Paola Barbara will discuss “Beyond Gulliver’s Travels: Shrinking Matter One Dimension at a Time” on Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Emerson Suites, Phillips...

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