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*Freshman Seminar 24e. The Physics and Applied Physics Freshman Research Laboratory

Catalog Number: 3573
Jene A. Golovchenko
Primarily for Undergraduates
Half course
(fall term).
W., F., 3-5 pm
Exam Group: 6
Exposes students considering careers in science or engineering to environment of a modern research laboratory. Research teams construct, perform, analyze, and report on cutting-edge experiments in physical, engineering, and biological sciences. Projects provide insight into the mathematical, mechanical, electronic, chemical, computational, and organizational tools and skills that characterize modern experimental science. Past projects focused on atomic, nuclear, and solid state physics, materials science, dynamical systems, and biophysical science. Projects highlight both team and individual effort.
Note: Open to Freshmen only. This class will meet off-campus at the Rowlands Institute at Harvard. Transportation will be provided at no charge to students.