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Alumnus helps detect gravity waves

Tyler Stigall, Opinion Editor

February 18, 2016

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On Sept. 14, 2015, detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory facility in Livingston, Louisiana picked up a curious signal from the background noise of the universe. 10 milliseconds later, detectors at ...

Advisers stress the importance of experience

Lisa Hageneier, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

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Science majors at Allegheny College are offered a wide range of opportunities to gain experience as undergraduates. Various postgraduate fields require experience either through research or internships for a successful career. Jim ...

Professors disprove original hypothesis in math research

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

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Allegheny College conducts research across every department at all times of the year. The mathematics department is no different as Harald Ellers, professor of mathematics, and Craig J. Dodge, assistant professor of mathematic...

Scientists discover new species of human

Alex Weidenhof, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

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Deep in a South African cave, scientists discovered 15 partial skeletons of a new species of human, Homo naledi. According to the British Broadcasting Corperation, the new species, which lived as long as three million years ago, ha...

Water on Mars, could there be life?

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

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Scientists recently discovered evidence of liquid water on Mars. It has long been suspected that Mars was once home to large bodies of standing water, however, it was recently found that Mars is home to more than just the froz...

Nobel Prize winner delivers Lord Lecture

Tyler Stigall, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2015

Filed under Science

Allegheny students and faculty gathered at Ford Memorial Chapel to experience a different kind of speaker on Monday Sept. 21. Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert Howard Grubbs, professor of chemistry at the California Institute of Technol...

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