Physics is crucial to understanding the world around us, the world inside us, and the world beyond us. It is the most basic and fundamental science and it encompasses the study of the universe from the largest galaxies to the smallest subatomic particles.
- Video of Kip Thorne Colloquium is now available
- Physics professor Ed Cackett contributes to historic NASA research
- Four members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy receive awards at the Academic Recognition Ceremony.
- Students from six area high schools visit the Physics and Astronomy department during the 16th annual Advanced Placement Day at Wayne State
- Physics Colloquium: "Predictive modeling of low-dimensional materials, nanotubes, graphene, and beyond", Boris Yakobson, Rice University
- Condensed Matter Seminar: "Defects in 2D materials: dislocations, grain boundaries, physical properties", Prof. Boris Yakobson, Rice University
- Public Planetarium Show
- Physics Colloquium: "There and Back Again: A Journey from classical physics to quantum mechanics and back to classical fields", Michael Murray, University of Kansas