BS in Physics – Emphasis in Materials Science or Astronomy

The Department of Physics and Astronomy now offers a BS in Physics with Emphasis in Materials Science or Astronomy. Read more .

Alumni Reunion

To commemorate 50 years of Physics & Astronomy in our Physics Building, the department is planning an Alumni Reunion the weekend of October 16-18. Read more.

Upcoming Events

4:00 PM O. M. Stewart Colloquium @ rm 120, Physics Bldg.
O. M. Stewart Colloquium @ rm 120, Physics Bldg.
Feb 2 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Speaker: Oana D. Jurchescu, Wake Forest U. Title: Charge Transport Limits in Organic Materials and Devices Abstract: Organic semiconductors are becoming increasingly attractive given their solution processability, which allows for low-cost production on flexible media like[...]

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  • Awards100px Physics Leaders Meeting -

    The MU Physics and Astronomy department celebrated its annual Physics Leaders Meeting on Friday, October 17 and Saturday October 18, 2014. The two-day event recognizes students, faculty and alumni and [...]

  • KingLabAward100px Gavin King’s Lab Receives Innovation Award -

    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 [...]

  • Physics students and faculty awards -

    Several students and faculty from the department were recognized with different awards for their work and dedication. Congratulations to all!

    Prof. Carsten Ullrich was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding [...]

  • Kattesh Kati named Director of Green Nanotechnology Center -

    Prof. of Physics and Radiology Kattesh Katti, was appointed as Director of the Green Nanotechnology Center, at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Here is an excerpt from [...]

  • Suchi Guha part of the “Science witout Borders” program -

    Prof. Suchi Guha has been selected as a “Special Visiting Researcher” by the Brazilian National Science Foundation under the program “Science without Borders”.

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  • Alumnus Named Top Scientist by Navy -

    Congratulations to MU alumnus Arjuna Flenner, who earned a doctorate in physics from our department in 2004. Flenner has been named one of 21 Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists [...]