With Halloween approaching, the Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a Halloween-themed observatory to teach children about astronomy. Read more.
BS in Physics – Emphasis in Materials Science or Astronomy
The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers students interested in materials science or astronomy the option to graduate with a BS in Physics with Emphasis in Materials Science or Astronomy. Read more about these new degrees and their requirements on the Undergraduate Program webpage.
Speaker: Ludwig Combrinck – HartRAO (South Africa) Title: Space Geodesy and General Relativity; Applications and Challenges Abstract: Space geodesy concerns the measurement of the orientation of the Earth in space, its kinematics, reference frames and[...]
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Meera Chandrasekhar, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri, has been named the recipient of the Baylor University Robert Foster Cherry Award [...]
Five physics majors describe their experience as undergraduates in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Sophomore Daniels Van Hoesen, and junior Nathan Frey describe their research experience while seniors Laura [...]
Meera Chandrasekhar, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Physics, has been selected as one of three finalists for Baylor University’s 2014 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Presented to an individual [...]
Physics Professor Bahram Mashhoon is a 2013 recipient of the President’s Award for Sustained Excellence given by the University of Missouri System. The award recognizes faculty for distinguished career-long sustained [...]
Gavin King, associate professor of physics, and Krishna Sigdel, a postdoctoral associate in King’s lab, received the Innovation Award from the Microscopy Society of America for developing the first three-dimensional [...]