A major breakthrough in observing telomerase activity at a single-molecule level with unprecedented precision was recently achieved by Matt Comstock and close collaborator Jens Schmidt.
Assistant professor Huey-Wen Lin has been named by The Research Corporation for Science Advancement as a 2020 Cottrell Scholar, making her the latest Physics and Astronomy faculty member to win this prestigious award.
MSU alum Gary Starkweather changed the course of modern printing technology.
Eleven MSU undergraduate physics majors are headed off to Carnegie-Mellon in Pittsburgh.
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.