On August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible across parts of the United States.
The Department of Physics is set to resume regular public viewing nights at the Madison-Macdonald Observatory.
After 12 years serving as associate dean for research in the College of Natural Sciences, Jim Sites is stepping down from the post this August.
On Aug. 21, the College of Natural Sciences’ Little Shop of Physics will spearhead eclipse activities on campus, as well as outreach engagement in the path of the totality.
Together, they developed programs for students and teachers that included simple, hands-on science kits.
On July 21, scientists, engineers and partners around the world will gather in two places to break ground on a massive global physics experiment called DUNE.
Awardees are chosen from over 13,000 applicants and represent a wide range of scientific disciplines.
The Goldwater Foundation encourages outstanding students to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Physics Assistant Professor Dylan Yost has received an NSF CAREER award, which will fund a two-photon laser cooling technique.