Department Chair Mike Crenshaw has announces this year’s outstanding student awards:
1) Robert H. Hankla Outstanding Physics Major : Andrew Sevrinsky 2) Joseph H. Hadley Outstanding Advanced Graduate Student in Physics: Sampath Gamage 3) Outstanding Second Year Graduate Student in Physics: Rasadi Munasinghe 4) Outstanding Second Year Graduate Student in Astronomy: Katie Lester 5) Outstanding… more »
Tristan Haseler, working on the quark-gluon plasma with Dr. He and our nuclear physics group, is featured in an article from the Phenix collaboration at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read the full article here.
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) recently announced the creation of a new award program, PhysTEC Teacher of the Year. This award is designed to highlight the impact of recent graduates from physics teacher preparation programs in the classroom. Each of the winners was nominated by the PhysTEC member institution from which they graduated or… more »
Join us in congratulating Zachary Hartman, who won a Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Award at the 229th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society in January 2017 for his work on determining pairs of nearby wide binaries in catalogue data.
Georgia State University will be hosting the 3rd collaboration meeting of the sPHENIX collaboration on December 15-17th. Scientists from all over the world are working to build a new detector called sPHENIX at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) located at Brookhaven National Lab on Long Island to study the Quark Gluon Plasma, an extremely… more »
Join members of the Georgia State University Physics & Astronomy Department for a guided tour of the night sky. GSU astronomers will be on hand with telescopes and explanations of the science behind the cosmos. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.