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Congratulations to Professor Larry Hunter on his paper in Science on a possible "Fifth Force of Nature."   You can learn more about the paper, Using the Earth as a Polarized Electron Source to Search for Long-Range Spin-Spin Interactions, via this Amherst College press release.

 
Congratulations to Professor David Hall! Recipient of the APS 2012 Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution.

Citation:
"For his ground breaking experimental investigations of Bose-Einstein condensates and the dynamics of quantum vortices and for his enthusiastic inclusion of undergraduates in his research."
 
APS President Robert Byer (left); DSH; Research Corporation Program Director Richard Wiener
 APS President Robert Byer (left); DSH; Research Corporation Program Director Richard Wiener
 Photo provided by the American Physical Society
 
Professor David Hall
Professor David Hall
Photo provided by the American Physical Society
 
 
 

Physics and Astronomy Department

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Larry Hunter, Chair