Department of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy

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Our outstanding students are winning honors and awards again. Emily Thompson (Junior) is a winner of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and the Outstanding Junior in Science in the College of Engineering and Science. Marharyta (Margo) Petukh is the Outstanding Graduate Researcher in the College of Engineering and Science. 

The Mesospheric Inversion-layer Stratified Turbulence (MIST) experiment (Principle Investigator Miguel Larsen) was successfully launched on NASA sounding rockets, along with the M-TeX experiment from Poker Flat in Alaska on 26 January.

Public Shows in the Planetarium -- Mondays at 7:30 pm. Contact the department (864) 656-3416 for reservations.

The latest issue of our department newsletter is now available here: Schrödinger’s Tiger - Fall 2014.

Apparao Rao and team develop carbon optical diode.  

Astronauth Frederich Gregory to visit Clemson. He will present a lecture 9/26/14 at 1:30 in the Student Senate Chambers and present the Astronaut Scholarship to John Farmer at CU/UNC football game. 

Sean Brittain and collaborators found evidence of forming planets.

Emil Alexov's work sheds light on the physics of disease

Fourth annual P&A Research Symposium, 18 Aug in the Madren Center (all day).

John Farmer, a Junior Physics major, is a winner of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

SC Governor's Award for Excellence in Scientific Research --  Congratulations to Apparao Rao who has won the 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. The award was presented 1 May in Columbia, SC.

See our 2014 Student Award winners.

Antony Valentini's work is featured in the 29 March New Scientist cover story.

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