The Far Side of FURSCA: Baker, '17, Dives into Moon Craters

Marina Baker, '17
Researching the age of craters on the far side of the Moon one year into a college experience is one thing. Focusing on a specific crater named decades ago for a 19th-century alumnus of the same college is something else. Marina Baker, ’17, had that unique opportunity this summer, and made initial inroads with physics professor Nicolle Zellner toward determining the age of the Moulton crater, named for 1894 Albion graduate Forest Ray Moulton, a leading American astronomer during the first half of the 20th century.

Physics' Zellner Discusses Meteor Shower on WILX Newscasts

Nicolle Zellner, associate professor and chair of physics, Albion CollegeMay 23, 2014

Nicolle Zellner, associate professor and chair of physics at Albion College, appeared on the May 23 evening newscasts on WILX, channel 10 in Lansing, to talk about the meteor shower that was forecast to appear in the early hours of May 24.

Zellner, a planetary scientist, received her Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2001 and has been teaching at Albion College since 2005. Read about her research on her blog.

Pressprich, '14, Featured on Cover of NCAA Champion Magazine

Carl Pressprich, '14, on the cover of NCAA Champion magazine.
Carl Pressprich's already successful career as an Albion College student-athlete has taken a star turn. The physics major, third-year pre-engineering student and recent MIAA men's lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week is pictured on the cover of the latest issue of NCAA Champion magazine.

Pressprich Works to Secure Wireless Networks

Carl Pressprich, '15
Whether the field is academics or athletics, Carl Pressprich has used his work ethic and drive to excel. This semester, the physics major who is starting his third and final year in Albion's dual-degree program in engineering is writing computer programming language during a 16-week experience at the Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory.

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