Three Pomona College students did research this summer in the Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute in New York City, thanks to the efforts of Jorge Moreno, assistant professor of physics and astronomy.
Vera Berger '23 has been awarded a prestigious Churchill Scholarship that will cover her expenses for a year of master's study at Churchill College, part of the University of Cambridge. She plans to study scientific computing.
In a major breakthrough 60 years in the making that could someday lead to unlimited clean energy, scientists at the National Ignition Facility achieved fusion ignition on Dec. 5. Alex Zylstra ’09 was the principal experimentalist.