Brooke – Astronomy & Astrophysics

What Do Silly Putty and Ketchup Have in Common?

What Do Silly Putty and Ketchup Have in Common?

What do silly putty and ketchup have in common? This question is weird enough, I know, but even weirder — this was answered in my Comparative Planetology class, taught at Florida Tech by Catherine Neish, Ph.D. [...]

5 Tips for Florida Tech’s Career Fairs

5 Tips for Florida Tech’s Career Fairs

Florida Tech’s spring Career Fair was recently held in the Clemente Center, featuring employers from industries like Harris or Rockwell Collins, federal jobs like the Naval Warfare Center or the FBI, and military recruiters such as [...]

Professional Advice at Physics Conference

Professional Advice at Physics Conference

Left to right: Jaskiran Behl, Angelique Noles, Brooke Adams, Sakhee Bhure, and Amoree Hodges at the University of Mississippi’s National Center for Physical Acoustics. We started out the new semester with a bang, a group of [...]

Bad Science Movie Night at Florida Tech

Bad Science Movie Night at Florida Tech

Here at Florida Tech, the Society of Physics Students and Students for the Exploration and Development of Space have a tradition we like to call our “Bad Science Movie Nights.” We get together, usually with pizza, [...]

KIAI! Florida Tech’s Martial Arts Association

KIAI! Florida Tech’s Martial Arts Association

It’s Brooke and Ashley here. The title isn’t a misspelling; rather, it’s the Japanese expression for spirit coordination, sometimes manifested as a shout. If you’re ever in the Clemente Center on campus between 6 and 8 [...]

5 Reasons Why I Chose Florida Tech

5 Reasons Why I Chose Florida Tech

For all of you prospective students out there, I know picking a college to attend can be extremely overwhelming and stressful. I still didn’t know where I wanted to go by the time I reached the [...]

Stress—Do’s and Don’ts

Stress—Do’s and Don’ts

We’ve all been there — “I have four exams, a quiz and two homework assignments due this week!” The list of things to study, assignments to complete, and projects/presentations to prepare are always a major conversation [...]

From Sailing to Space to Karate: Clubs at Florida Tech

From Sailing to Space to Karate: Clubs at Florida Tech

 Featured picture: SPS/SEDS members in front of Launch Pad A at the Kennedy Space Center as a part of our Spring 2013 VIP tour. I know trying to juggle classes, homework, labs and work can be [...]

Magnetic Fields of Massive Stars

Magnetic Fields of Massive Stars

I am in the physics and space sciences senior seminar class this year, taught by Darin Ragozzine, Ph.D. The class focuses on preparing for graduation and opportunities available afterward for someone with a bachelor’s degree in [...]

Using Astrophysics to Answer Star Questions

Using Astrophysics to Answer Star Questions

Nowadays, we are able to say things like “Proxima Centauri is 4.24 light years from the sun and is the closest star to our solar system,” or things like “Stars are mostly made of gas, particularly [...]