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GSU Doctoral Candidate Wins Best Student Poster at IAU 335

Posted On July 24, 2017
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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 »

2017 Solar Eclipse

Posted On April 20, 2017
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This summer, on August 21st, a total solar eclipse will pass over northeast Georgia. The eclipse will be about 97% total at the GSU campus, but will be completely total in Dillard, Georgia.

Astronomers from the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be in several locations to narrate and explain the event:

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee… more »

2017 Outstanding Student Awards

Posted On March 28, 2017
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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 »