Department of Physics

View the Pleiades at S&T Observatory Nov. 9

Posted by on November 4, 2015

The public is invited to view the Pleiades, a group of stars known for their beauty, through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Monday, Nov. 9.

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Visitors invited to view Jupiter and Mars at S&T Observatory

Posted by on October 12, 2015

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Observatory will open its doors before dawn this weekend for visitors to view the conjunction of Jupiter and Mars through its 16-inch telescope.

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Professor Michael Schulz featured in physics journal

Posted by on August 19, 2015

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Dr. Michael Schulz, Curators’ Professor of physics and director of Missouri S&T’s Laboratory for Atomic, Molecular and Optical Research, was recently featured on the Journal of Physics website for his JPhysB journal article Influence of the post-collision interaction on interference effects in ionization of H2 by proton impact. In this interview, republished here with permission from JPhysB, he answers our questions about his research, what […]

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Visitors’ Nights return this fall to the Missouri S&T Observatory

Posted by on August 17, 2015

The public is invited to view the Saturn and its rings through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Thursday, Aug. 20.

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Missouri S&T physics professor invited to NSF workshop in Japan

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Dr. Julia Medvedeva, an associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will join a panel of experts at the first “U.S.-Japan Materials Genome Workshop” to discuss the best ways to produce low-cost, efficient manufactured products.

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Missouri S&T announces Chancellor’s Challenge Award

Posted by on May 12, 2015

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The Council of Graduate Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology was honored Tuesday, May 12, with the Chancellor’s Challenge Award for leadership, strategic vision and notable efforts to implement the university’s strategic plan, “Rising to the Challenge: Missouri S&T’s Strategy for Success.”

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S&T College of Arts, Sciences, and Business to host open house

Posted by on September 26, 2014

The College of Arts, Sciences, and Business at Missouri University of Science and Technology is hosting an open house for prospective students and their families.

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Missouri S&T’s Free Fall Film Festival starts Sept. 2

Posted by on July 30, 2014

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View new and classic films during Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 2014 Free Fall Film Festival. The first film in the series will be the 2013 comedy-drama “Her.”

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Missouri S&T teacher’s workshop earns DHE grant

Posted by on June 9, 2014

A hands-on, interactive summer workshop held at Missouri S&T to help Missouri educators improve their teaching of math and science has earned a grant from the Missouri Department of Higher Education (DHE).

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Missouri S&T physics students achieve nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 8, 2014

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A team of three undergraduate physics students from Missouri S&T have achieved nuclear fusion of deuterium into helium. The reaction was achieved as part of the students’ final project for their senior research laboratory class.

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