Physics Majors Present at MIT Conference
By Holly Foster 315-859-4068
Contact: Ann Silversmith (315) 859-4704
February 2, 2011
Four physics majors - Anne Vilsoet '11, Sarah Fobes '12, Erin Bessette-Kirton '12 and Eliza Jonathan '13 - attended the the fourth annual Northeast Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, held Jan. 14 – 16 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Vilsoet and Fobes both presented posters based on research they did at Hamilton. Vilsoet's poster was titled "Simulating Type Ia Supernovae Rise-Time Curves" and Fobes presented "Porosity Reduction in rare earth doped sol-gel glasses."