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Cindy Schwarz's Page


Courses Fall 2013


Coming Spring 2014 - Limits of the Universe and Limits of Understanding (cross listed physics and philosophy) - taught by Professor Schwarz and Professor Church


I am a Professor of Physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Vassar College. My interests are in particle physics and physics education.

My picture

I have written

A Tour of the Subatomic Zoo - published by Springer-Verlag

A Multimedia CD An Interactive Journey Through Physics - Prentice Hall .

Tales from the Subatomic Zoo - Small World Books - also coming to Kindle soon

Adventures in Atomville: The Macroscope - Small World Books

Adventures in Atomville Kindle version

Adventures in Atomville iBook version



Childrens Book is published in English and ahora disponible en español. Also available on kindle and as an interactive iBook.


Adventures in Atomville:The Macroscope

by Jill Linz

and Cindy Schwarz

illustrated by Warren Gregory

published by Small World Books

June 2009

Atomville blog





Posters on teaching with Technology


Digital Video

SMART Board Video on uTube

I am available to speak on my work in using multimedia and simulations to teach physics and on teaching with digital video.


Tour of the Subatomic Zoo - Third edition (coming)












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Cindy Schwarz
Created: 8/16/95
Last Updated: 8/08