King’s faculty members publish paper on traveling to center of the Earth

King’s College faculty members Dr. Thomas Concannon, adjunct professor of mathematics, and Dr. Gerardo Giordano, assistant professor of physics, co-wrote a paper about the amount of time it would take to travel to the center of the earth. The King’s professors introduced the role that frictional effects would play for a gravity train traveling down a hypothetical tunnel through the core that would enable faster trips from one point to another on the Earth’s surface.

Davis to discuss Organizational Ethics in Health Care During Free Lecture at King’s

Dr. F. Daniel Davis, director of bioethics at Geisinger Health System and formerly a senior advisor for bioethics and policy with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Science Policy, will deliver a free public lecture titled “Organizational Ethics in Healthcare: Thinking and Doing,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The event is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.


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