Bill and Chad talk about Bill’s time at NC State.

At the 100th anniversary of the Physics Department at NC State, Bill takes a walk down memory lane. He solves the mystery of the phantom bricklayer and gives advice to current students.

"The 6 Mentors You Meet in Life" an interview with Chuck McClain

By his own count, Chuck McClain has had six mentors in his career. His first may have been a teacher in Kansas City who took him to his first physics demonstration. Since 1978, he’s worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight,...

FYS Interview about the theme of creativity questions with Scott Fredericks by Kristen Penny

I interviewed Scott Fredericks for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s book...

The scientific career of Stuart Yaniger

A summary of the professional life of a scientist. Both what it takes to become one and what it is like to be a scientist in the modern world.