Department of Physics and Astronomy
Research Associate Chelsea Harris selected as 2019 Howes ScholarREAD MORE
Michigan State University's Department of Physics and Astronomy is one of the top-ranked departments in the country. It offers many diverse courses in physics and astronomy. Undergraduate programs are available with different emphases and mixes with other branches of science and engineering. It also offers graduate (M.S. & Ph.D.) degree programs with specializations in many sub-fields.
Eleven MSU undergraduate physics majors are headed off to Carnegie-Mellon in Pittsburgh.
MSU alum Gary Starkweather changed the course of modern printing technology.
Professor Megan Donahue is named a University Distinguished Professor by the MSU Board of Trustees.
Postdoctoral researcher Chelsea Harris is selected as one of two recipients for the 2019 Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science Award, presented by the Krell Institute.
On Saturday, 30 March 2019, the MSU Department of Physics & Astronomy will be a sponsor of Physics and Astronomy Day at Impression 5 Science Center in Lansing from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Students and faculty will lead hands-on interactive activities for children of all ages.
Undergraduate students Gabriel Moreau, Evan Brook, Dylan Smith, Aalayah Spencer, and Matt Ring have created the MSU Physics Education in Ghana Initiative in the Department of Physics and Astronomy under the guidance of Associate Professor Danny Caballero.
Two PA graduate students, Zhouyou Fan and Adam Anthony, tackle difficult problem in particle theory and publish results in Physical Review Letters (PRL).
Professor Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Laureate and Director of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, will be presenting a talk on the discovery of neutrino oscillations.
Graduate Student Steven Fromm joins a group of 25 first-year fellows in 2017, bringing the total number of current DOE CSGF recipients to 84 students in 21 states.
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) collaboration, including P-A Asst. Prof. Kendall Mahn, has released its Interim Design Report for the construction of gigantic modules for its “far detector” in South Dakota.