Dr. Fabien Baron has been selected to receive the Dean’s Early Career Award in the College of Arts and Sciences. Baron is an expert on image reconstruction for optical and radio interferometry, making very high angular resolution images at GSU’s Center for High Angular Resolution Array (CHARA). More information can be found more »
Dr. Misty Bentz is one of just 13 principal investigators awarded observing time for the James Webb Space Telescope Early Release Science Program. Dr. Bentz will be testing the capability of JWST for measuring the masses of nearby supermassive black holes in active galaxies. More information can be found here.
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.
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 »