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.
A research team led by Professor Norman Birge has found a solution to a long-standing problem with combinations of superconductors and ferromagnets.
On July 11th & 12th, FRIB achieved a major project milestone by successfully accelerating its first beams in 3 of 46 superconducting cryomodules.
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory has found evidence that a blazar four billion light years away in Orion is a source of extremely high-energy cosmic rays.
Researchers from MSU's NSCL/FRIB and the RIKEN Nishina Center in Japan have found eight new heavy isotopes of seven elements, including calcium-60.
Assistant Professor Jaideep Taggart Singh of the P-A Dept. and FRIB received one of 84 Early Career Research Program Awards for 2018 from the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Office of Science.
NOvA collaboration observes antineutrino interactions at rates indicating oscillation behavior.
Subject to MSU Board of Trustees approval, P-A Professor Phillip Duxbury will become MSU College of Natural Sciences dean on August 16th.
MSU is the host of the summer 2018 session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School.
As the 150th anniversary of the formulation of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements looms, MSU professor Witold Nazarewicz probes the table's limits in a recent Nature Physics Perspective.
“Direct Urca process” neutron star cooling mechanism is first observed by a JINA-CEE research team including P-A Professor Ed Brown.