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College Park and Physics and Astronomy

What with the PBS Affair, Phil’s plan to increase the student body by 10%-25%, the demise of the Hanover Country Club, and the plans for a massive, 750-room dorm complex in College Park, it’s hard to keep up with Dartmouth’s controversies these days.

The College Park monstrosity would have an enormous impact on the Department of Physics and Astronomy. As a result, everyone in the department has written to Phil to lay out their concerns (read the full letter in the extended; The D reports on the letter here).

However, prior to reading the department’s carefully argued analysis, flash forward to Phil Hanlon’s terse response:

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Read the full Physics and Astronomy letter in the extended:

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Addendum: The Wilder Physical Laboratory is an American Physical Society Historic Site. The first accurate measurements of the radiation pressure of light took place there between 1900-3.

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