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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.

Michigan State University graduate student awarded Department of Energy fellowship September 14, 2018 Michigan State University graduate student awarded Department of Energy fellowship

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.

DUNE collaboration completes Far Detector Interim Design Report August 23, 2018 DUNE collaboration completes Far Detector Interim Design Report

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.

Three P-A faculty members named to third cohort of STEM fellows August 13, 2018 Three P-A faculty members named to third cohort of STEM fellows

Three P-A faculty members—Huey-Wen Lin, Jaideep Taggart Singh, and Pengpeng Zhang—are among 12 selected for MSU's STEM Teaching and Learning Fellowship's fall 2018 cohort.

Birge group solves a storied problem July 31, 2018 Birge group solves a storied problem

A research team led by Professor Norman Birge has found a solution to a long-standing problem with combinations of superconductors and ferromagnets.

FRIB accelerates first beams in 3 of 46 superconducting cryomodules July 26, 2018 FRIB accelerates first beams in 3 of 46 superconducting cryomodules

On July 11th & 12th, FRIB achieved a major project milestone by successfully accelerating its first beams in 3 of 46 superconducting cryomodules.

IceCube neutrinos point toward long-sought cosmic ray accelerator July 12, 2018 IceCube neutrinos point toward long-sought cosmic ray accelerator

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.