Physics

November 15, 2022

Astronaut Josh Cassada, ’95, got to stretch his legs today (Nov. 15) after spending his first month aboard the International Space Station.

October 5, 2022

Josh Cassada, ’95, realized his lifelong dream Wednesday while Albion College faculty, staff and students watched history unfold on large monitors in the science complex atrium.

September 27, 2022

Josh Cassada, ’95, will boldly go where no Albion College alumnus has gone before shortly before 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, weather permitting.

April 22, 2022

Music and physics majors Nathaniel Jennings, ’22, and Daniel McGarry, ’22, are concluding a successful undergraduate run. 

August 9, 2021

The honor from the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society recognizes the Albion physics professor’s extensive public outreach.

November 23, 2020

Dugan Karnazes gained his engineering interest at Albion and has gone on to found Velocity Research in Grand Rapids. But when coronavrius overwhelmed the country, he joined a group of concerned professionals to build badly needed ventilators. “It was a group effort to make a difference,” he says.

October 26, 2020

The “Big Bang” may have started the universe but it’s likely that smaller bangs played a key role in life on Earth, say Albion College physics professor Nicolle Zellner and chemistry professor Vanessa McCaffrey.

September 9, 2020

Dave Seely, professor of physics, passed away in his Albion home September 3, two weeks shy of his 62nd birthday. An active member of the Albion College faculty from 1992 until the fall of 2019, Seely’s tenure was distinguished for his remarkable devotion to his students, colleagues, department and college.

August 3, 2018

Astronaut Josh Cassada, an Albion College Class of 1995 alumnus, will fly the first mission of a Boeing-manufactured commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station, NASA announced today. It will be Cassada’s first spaceflight after his selection by NASA as part of its 2013 astronaut class. The Navy commander and test pilot has accumulated more than 3,500 flight hours in more than 40 aircraft.

February 23, 2018

The physics professor’s studies of lunar impact glass continue to reveal clues, leading to more questions.