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'Optical Tweezers' Help in Quest for Better Cancer Treatments March 10, 2020 'Optical Tweezers' Help in Quest for Better Cancer Treatments

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.

Huey-Wen Lin Named 2020 Cottrell Scholar February 27, 2020 Huey-Wen Lin Named 2020 Cottrell Scholar

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 Physics Grad Invented the Laser Printer and More January 27, 2020 MSU Physics Grad Invented the Laser Printer and More

MSU alum Gary Starkweather changed the course of modern printing technology.

MSU Students Travel to CUWiP 2020 January 27, 2020 MSU Students Travel to CUWiP 2020

Eleven MSU undergraduate physics majors are headed off to Carnegie-Mellon in Pittsburgh.

Megan Donahue Named University Distinguished Professor July 17, 2019 Megan Donahue Named University Distinguished Professor

Professor Megan Donahue is named a University Distinguished Professor by the MSU Board of Trustees.

Research Associate Chelsea Harris selected as 2019 Howes Scholar June 13, 2019 Research Associate Chelsea Harris selected as 2019 Howes Scholar

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.

Physics & Astronomy Day at Impression 5 Science Center March 26, 2019 Physics & Astronomy Day at Impression 5 Science Center

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 create MSU Physics Education in Ghana Initiative March 14, 2019 Undergraduate students create MSU Physics Education in Ghana Initiative

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 aim to resolve the mysteries of the gluons inside the nucleon February 28, 2019 Two PA graduate students aim to resolve the mysteries of the gluons inside the nucleon

Two PA graduate students, Zhouyou Fan and Adam Anthony, tackle difficult problem in particle theory and publish results in Physical Review Letters (PRL).

Nobel Prize winner lecture at MSU - Takaaki Kajita February 27, 2019 Nobel Prize winner lecture at MSU - Takaaki Kajita

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.