Showing 1 - 15 of 15 for "astronomy"
Research team's discovery grabs global headlines
A Calvin student's curiosity led to a discovery that is making headlines in major publications all over the world.
January 18, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Astronomy prof, student predict explosion that will change the night sky
A Calvin College professor and former student's bold prediction of a change coming to the night sky has moved significantly closer to reality.
January 06, 2017 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale
Calvin students showcase their summer research projects
On Wednesday, July 23, student researchers in Calvin's science departments gave the public a glimpse of their work during an inaugural science research open house.
August 06, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
NASA-funded student fellowships renewed
Two astronomy students have received space grants to continue their research on asteroid collisions and contact binary stars.
May 20, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
Students of the sky
"After an introduction to variable stars and the modeling that is being done to understand their behavior, students were put in groups with Calvin students and allowed to examine the data with sophisticated software in order to look for trace patterns."
February 18, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Helping middle schoolers see the sky
"It was usable for everybody. That was part of the reason why I created the software. I am really hoping it instills not only an enjoyment in astronomy but in science in general."
January 28, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
An online education report card
Students and faculty appraise the online classes offered through Calvin's 2012 pilot program.
June 28, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Astronomy students receive NASA-funded fellowships
Sophomore physics majors are researching asteroids and stars through Michigan Space Grant Consortium undergraduate fellowships.
March 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Profs named APS Fellows
Calvin physics professors Stan Haan and David Van Baak were recently named Fellows of the American Physical Society. Previous professors Vernon Ehlers and John Van Zytveld have also received this honor.
February 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Luke Leisman, a physics and English double major, presented his research on galaxy clusters
July 02, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Rare asteroid finally gets a name
Calvin student Josh Vanderhill and Professor Larry Molnar discovered an asteroid and had the opportunity to name it.
August 28, 2008 | Katie Landan
Students win Goldwater Scholarship, honorable mention
Calvin student Melissa Haegert receives honorable mention for the Goldwater Scholarship.
April 18, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin to install new telescope
Calvin's new telescope was funded by a $130,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
March 05, 2003 | na
NSF Grant for New Telescopes
A grant of almost $130,000 to Calvin from the National Science Foundation will help pay for two new 16-inch telescopes for the school's astronomy program.
August 01, 2002 | Phil de Haan