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<h2>General Announcements</h2>
June 2, 2014
Physics classes looking for the reading on electricy can find a pdf version HERE. If you are looking for the online version go to http://cnx.org/content/m42299/latest/?collection=col11536/latest.
April 16, 2014
An outline of topics that will be on the final is found in the assignments list in the final folder. Note that some of the later topics we have not covered yet and because of changes in the curriculum they may be moved. Please start preparing on all of the topics up through the ones we have covered. The topics are in order.
March 31, 2014
Attention Juniors that are interested in going into Science, Engineering or Mathematics. There is a unique opportunity to be nominated for a $15,000 dollar scholarship to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. RPI has a good science and math program. If you may be interested in attending Rensselaer, please go to the link below, fill out the attached form, and return a hard copy to me before April 11th.

http://www.croomphysics.com/scholarships/Rensselaer_Medal.pdf

February 24, 2014
Want to get a Job at Google? Do you think GPA is the most important thing for getting this job? Are you worried more about the answer then the process? If you answered yes to each of these questions read the following article by Thomas Friedman.
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/02/23/opinion/sunday/friedman-how-to-get-a-job-at-google.html




November 11, 2013
The Sun's magnetic field is close to reversing its polarity. Its is an event that occurs every 11 years. A senior scientist at the Wilcox Solar Observatory explains what will happen. Watch at http://feeds.space.com/~r/spaceheadlines/~3/KcZ_eoVutfc/23550-sun-about-to-flip-poles-stanford-scientist-explains-video.html


November 8, 2013
Accelerated Physics the following policy will start immediately:
At the time of our class tests you will submit any homework problems that you completed to prepare for the test. These problems should be labeled so that someone can find the page from which these problems came as well as the problem number.


October 17, 2013
To read an article on The 20 Best- and Worst-Paid College Majors Click Here


 


Thoughts to Ponder:  
            Give me a lever and fulcrum on which to rest it and I can move the World
--- Archimedes


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Astronaut Spots Explosions over Israel and Gaza from Space (Photos)
07/24/2014 08:50 AM

Astronaut Spots Explosions over Israel and Gaza from Space (Photos)As fighting continues in Israel and Gaza, astronauts living aboard the International Space Station can see signs of the deadly conflict from space. Alexander Gerst, a German astronaut with the European Space Agency, posted photos online Wednesday (July 23) showing Israel and the Gaza Strip alongside a grim caption. From the International Space Station we can actually see explosions and rockets flying over Gaza and Israel," Gerst wrote on Facebook and Twitter underneath two nighttime views of the region.




Probe Scans Comet’s True Shape | Animated Image Set
07/24/2014 08:39 AM
Imagery from the Rosetta mission has been used to create a visualization of periodic comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. The probe insert itself into orbit around the comet in the first week of August 2014.




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