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Q. Charles Su to deliver Distinguished Professorship Lecture, April 5. Distinguished Professor of Physics Q. Charles Su will deliver Illinois State University’s Distinguished Professorship Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center. The event is free and open to the public. Su is a computational and theoretical physicist. His presentation will examine how the concept of infinity […] [Read the rest]
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Spring 2018 Physics Colloquium Series announced. The roster for the Spring 2018 Physics Colloquium Series has been announced.  [Read the rest]
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Harris, Wagman win 2017-2018 Outstanding College Researcher Awards. Allison Harris, Department of Physics, and Jeffrey B. Wagman, Department of Psychology, are the winners of the 2017-2018 Outstanding College Researcher Awards. [Read the rest]
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Video of ISU Physics Discovery Day event. The annual Physics Discovery Day is designed to help area high school students explore career paths in physics through participating in various physics experiments geared to spark their curiosity.  [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 was January 27, 2018. For further information, check the Discovery Day web page.


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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

Physicists beat Lorentz reciprocity for microwave transmission

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:27:47 GMT

New device could boost telecommunications and be adapted for photonics
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Japan’s SuperKEKB set for first particle collisions

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:45:12 GMT

Revamped accelerator will soon be smashing electrons and positrons together
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Wood-based 'supermaterial' is stronger and tougher than steel

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:10:36 GMT

New material is made by compressing treated wood
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