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Physics colloquium to examine biomolecular engineering article thumbnailPhysics colloquium to examine biomolecular engineering. “From Frontier in Physics to Biomolecular Engineering” will be presented by Tyson Shepherd Ph.D. from the Department of Biological Engineering at MIT. [Read the rest]
Physics colloquium to explore atomic systems article thumbnailPhysics colloquium to explore atomic systems. The Department of Physics at Illinois State University will continue the Fall 2016 Colloquium Series at 4 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, in Moulton Hall, Room 214. [Read the rest]
Six win 2015-2016 CAS Excellence Awards article thumbnailSix win 2015-2016 CAS Excellence Awards. Six members of the College of Arts and Sciences were presented with 2015-2016 Excellence Awards at the Dean’s Fall Address and Awards Ceremony on September 13. Professor Maria Schmeeckle, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, won the John A. Dossey Award for Outstanding Teaching by a tenured faculty member. Professor Allison Harris, Department of Physics, won […] [Read the rest]
Planetarium presents show on Hubble Space Telescope article thumbnailPlanetarium presents show on Hubble Space Telescope. The Illinois State University Planetarium will present HUBBLE Vision on September 23 and 24. [Read the rest]
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ISU Physics Discovery Day!

The Physics Department at Illinois State University invites high school students to Physics Discovery Day. You'll have the opportunity to participate in hands-on physics activities, meet current students and faculty, and tour the department. Parents and teachers are also welcome.

ISU Physics Discovery Day is January 28, 2017. Have fun with this one! For further information, check the Discovery Day web page.

Calendar

Fall 2016 Colloquium Series
Colloquium Archive
ISU Planetarium presents The Little Star that Could
Sat, October 1, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Planetarium - Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12 and seniors, and $2.00 for children ages 3-4
ISU Planetarium presents The Little Star that Could
Sat, October 1, 2016 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Planetarium - Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12 and seniors, and $2.00 for children ages 3-4
Physics Colloquium Series: Prof. Daniel Fischer
Tue, October 4, 2016 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Moulton Hall (MLT), 214 - Free and open to the public
IEW Open Courses: Energy and Environment (PHY 207)
Mon, October 10, 2016 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Moulton Hall (MLT), 210

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Podcast: Uncommon Knowledge

Dr. Jay Ansher Dr. Jay Ansher co-hosts the Uncommon Knowledge podcast, which tackles everyday science, busts myths, and entertains as well. Produced by WGLT public radio.

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Physics News from Around the World

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