2019 Science Festival explores ‘The Art and Science of Origami’
Did you know there is a mathematical algorithm to the art of origami? Did you also know that the algorithms and theorems of origami design have shed light on long-standing mathematical questions and have solved practical engineering problems? Robert J. Lang, a physicist and one of the world’s leading origami artists, will explain the connection... READ MORE >>
Science of sound keynote, alumnae panel kick off Science Festival Weekend
Randolph College’s 10th annual Science Festival is now underway, following a musical keynote performance and open class and an engaging panel discussion led by alumnae in science careers. The Science Festival continues this weekend with a wide variety of free, family friendly events and activities. For the keynote on Thursday evening, Nicholas Perna spoke—and sang—about... READ MORE >>
See the stars and planets at the Winfree Observatory Star Party!
Randolph College will host several Star Parties at the Winfree Observatory this spring, including one this Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. During the Star Parties, Randolph students open the observatory to members of the campus community and the general public to use the telescope to view celestial objects. In case of inclement weather, check http://randolphscience.org to... READ MORE >>