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Robert Cadmus, Jr.

Senior Faculty


Selected Research Students & Projects:

Nicholas Hill '09, "€œObservations of the Crab Pulsar Light Curve at Optical Wavelengths"

Rosie Malsberger '09, "Galactic Spectroscopy: The Rotation Curve of NGC 2742"

Holly Maness '€˜04, "€œCyclic Period Changes in the W UMa Binary Star AB Andromedae"



Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-3016


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On-Campus Address: 

Noyce Science Center 1030
1116 Eighth Ave
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

Postdoc (Nuclear Physics), 1977-78, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) Ph.D. (Physics), 1977, University of Wisconsin (Madison) M.S. (Physics), 1970, University of Wisconsin (Madison) B.A. (Physics), 1968, Swarthmore College

Courses Taught: 

Phy-109: Physics in the Arts
Phy-116: Universe and Its Structure
Phy-131: General Physics I with Lab
Phy-132: General Physics II with Lab
Phy-337: Optics and other Wave Phenomena with Lab
Phy-340: Astrophysics

Primary Academic Interest: 

Observational astronomy

Other Academic Interests: 

Experimental studies of semiregular variable stars Stellar spectroscopy Photometry

Curriculum Vitae/Resume: