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MSU Physics & Astronomy loses long-time faculty member January 2, 2018 MSU Physics & Astronomy loses long-time faculty member

Professor Emeritus Tom Kaplan passed away at the age of 91 on December 30th, 2017.

Huey-Wen Lin receives prestigious awards January 2, 2018 Huey-Wen Lin receives prestigious awards

Huey-Wen Lin has received NSF Early CAREER and DOE Leadership Computing Challenge awards.

Brian O'Shea research-related video wins scientific visualization award January 2, 2018 Brian O'Shea research-related video wins scientific visualization award

Scientific video based on and narrated by Brian O'Shea wins award at SC17 Conference.

December 20, 2017 New "artificial brain" technology for NASA

Professor Chris Adami is working on new "artificial brain" technology for use in small spacecraft used for proposed NASA missions.

Vashti Sawtelle's BLiSS course highlighted December 11, 2017 Vashti Sawtelle's BLiSS course highlighted

Assistant Professor Vashti Sawtelle's Briggs Life Science Studio (BLiSS) physics course is featured in a Dec. 5th, 2017 MSU Today article.

Danny Caballero receives President's Distinguished Teaching Award November 30, 2017 Danny Caballero receives President's Distinguished Teaching Award

On Wednesday, 29 November 2017, MSU President Lou Anna K. Simon presented the President's Distinguished Teaching Award to Asst. Professor Danny Caballero.

HAWC gamma-ray observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter November 16, 2017 HAWC gamma-ray observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

The High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Gamma-Ray Observatory (HAWC) in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating from two rapidly spinning stars. The results may cast serious doubt on one possible explanation for a mysterious excess of anti-matter particles near Earth.

MSU to establish accelerator science & engineering traineeship program November 16, 2017 MSU to establish accelerator science & engineering traineeship program

Michigan State University is establishing an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship (AS&E) program to address a national shortage in accelerator scientists and engineers.