Physics + English? Of Course, says Clark University Senior Sarah Wells

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If you’re a student of physics, you might understand the abstract concepts behind Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle of quantum mechanics or Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, which describes gravitation. But if you’re an English major, you might think about the words “uncertainty” or “gravity” in a more poetic sense. They are, after all, words found in Shakespeare’s sonnets. That is, unless you’re Sarah Wells ’17, a Clark University student who combines a passion for literature, language and writing with a love of science.

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