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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Out of this world: Physicist lectures on how to detect gravitational waves

Luke Schneider May 1, 2019

Jonah Kanner, a research scientist at the California Institute of Technology, spoke about the detection of gravity waves in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on April 22. Kanner collaborates with the Laser Interferometer...

UCLA professor speaks to physics students

Zoe Redlich November 21, 2017

Professor Katsuhi Arisaka from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA came to speak to any interested students or faculty  about the creation of the universe and the scientific connections between...

Steve Yang ’08: Physics

Jeanine Kim August 31, 2017

Steve Yang ’08, a former teaching assistant at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, will return to his alma mater to join the science department as a Physics teacher this year. After graduating from Harvard-Westlake,...

Feulner to leave science department

Sophie Haber May 31, 2017

After 37 years at the school, physics teacher John Feulner will retire to the Pennsylvania countryside. In addition to teaching physics, during his time at the school, Feulner has been Chair of the Building...

Physics teacher writes book

Connor Reese October 7, 2015

Upper school science teacher Antonio Nassar co-authored a research book entitled "Quantum Measurement in Bohmian Mechanics." Nassar wrote the book with professor Salvador Merte-Artes from the Spanish Institute...

Students observe partial solar eclipse

Benjamin Most November 6, 2014

The Astronomy Club, science teacher John Feulner’s 7th period physics class, and other students observed the partial solar eclipse on October 23. Some students brought their own telescopes, and others...

Senior builds acoustics models for physics lab

Lauren Sonnenberg September 5, 2012

When Head Prefect Michael Wagmeister ’13 contacted physics teacher Antonio Nassar looking for a summer internship, he expected data recording, but instead found himself discussing the Higgs Boson discovery...

UCLA professor discusses physics behind cellphones

Chronicle Staff November 14, 2006

A college professor visited the science directed studies class to discuss the math and physics behind the iPod and cell phones on Oct. 26. Dr. Rajeev Jain (Gautam ’08, Siddarth ’03) is a professor...

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