The National Society of Black Physicists is holding their 2017 meeting at the Atlanta Hilton on November 3-5. Registration begins September 1 and continues until October 15. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is able to pay the registration fee for several GSU students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. This conference… more »
Georgia State University is an official eclipse glasses donation center for Astronomers Without Borders. Donated glasses will be checked for safety and then distributed to school children in South America and Asia for the 2019 solar eclipses. The map below shows the address for donation collections at GSU. More donation locations can be found here… more »
Regents Professor Dr. Unil Perera is featured in a GSU press release on “Blood Test for Colitis Screening Could Reduce Dependence on Colonoscopy”. See the full article here.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at GSU would like to thank everyone who came to our Solar Eclipse viewing stations in both Atlanta and Rabun County. We had over 1,00 visitors to the GSU viewing station and 10,000 visitors to the Rabun County viewing station at the Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. Approximately 40 minutes before… more »
Astronomy PhD candidate student, Sushant Mahajan won the prize for best student poster at IAU 335 in Exeter, UK, July 17-21. The conference was titled “Space Weather of the Heliosphere: Processes and Forecasts” and aimed to “further knowledge on space weather by linking various aspects of research in solar, heliospheric and planetary physics, and by putting… more »
Dr. Mike Crenshaw was appointed Chair of the Board of Governors of the Astrophysical Research Consortium (ARC). on July 1, 2017. GSU is a full partner in ARC, which owns and operates the Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, including the 3.5-meter telescope and manages the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Dr. Crenshaw says, “I’m… more »