The physicist and . . . . . .

. . . . . . . his passive solar home

Laurent Hodges

Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
12 Physics Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-3160
Phone: 515-294-1185 .......... Fax: 515-294-6027 .......... E-mail: lhodges@iastate.edu


Iowa Voices editorial I recorded for WOI-AM, broadcast on January 30, 2003

An AP story about our family and Indian adoptions appeared in June, 2001, and was published in several newspapers.


The fourth edition my wife's book, Language and Travel Guide to Ukraine, was published in 2005. Check it out if you have a trip planned to Ukraine.


On Physics ...


On Energy . . .


On Environment . . .

Radon Facts

For your intellectual edification . . .


On Genealogy . . .


Miscellaneous . . .

I teach in Physics Hall ("Old Physics"), where the first electronic digital computer, the Atanasoff-Berry_Computer, was built in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

The diagram to the right shows the ABC in operation.

My brother Louis Hodges teaches at Texas A&M University.

I maintain the web site for the Class of 1957 at Lamar Senior High (Houston, Texas).

Physics 112 material