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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Flarsheim Hall Goldwater Scholarship Recipient, Zoe Lemon (Physics BS) From Nanometers in Size to Giga-Lightyears Away: Learn <em>How</em> the Universe Works Some of our Spring 2013 Graduates SPS Picnic 2013 Σ Π Σ   2012 Induction Looming Merging Galaxies Senior Zach Rizer (Physics BS with Astronomy Emphasis) with parents and Prof. McIntosh at the CAS Graduation with Distinction Luncheon Fall 2014 Department of Physics and Astronomy Scholarship Recipients

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April 26th
Congratulations to Zoe Lemon, UMKC Physics Junior, on receiving the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship! See the full article here!

April 29th
Please join us on Friday April 29th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Ahmed Hassan of UMKC School of Computing and Engineering titled, "Electromagnetic Scattering Properties of Carbon Nanotubes with Realistic Shapes"

April 22nd
Please join us on Friday April 22nd in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Seminar series presentation by Gillen Brown of UMKC Department of Physics and Astronomy titled, "Quantifying the Effect of WISE Data on Euclid Stellar Mass Measurements"

March 11th
Please join us on Friday March 11th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Grant Knotts of University of Missouri - Columbia titled, "Ferroelectrics, Peptides, and the Future of Organic Field Effect Transistor Devices"

March 4th
Please join us on Friday March 4th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Seminar series presentation by Kameswara Bharadwaj Mantha of UMKC Department of Physics and Astronomy titled, "Constraining the Major-Pair Fraction of Massive Galaxies from z~0 to z=3 using Close Pairs from CANDELS, SDSS and 3D-HST"

February 26th
Please join us on Friday February 26th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Guang-lin Zhao of Southern University & A&M College titled, "The Puzzle of Anomalous Isotope Effect in High and Low Tc Superconductors"

February 12th
Please join us on Friday February 12th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. David Van Horn of UMKC Chemistry titled, "Exploration of Positron Interactions with Chiral Materials"

February 5th
Please join us on Friday February 5th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Seminar series presentation by Kameswara Bharadwaj Mantha & Bandon Decker of UMKC Department of Physics and Astronomy titled, "Summary of the 227th American Astronomical Society Meeting"

January 29th
Please join us on Friday January 29th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Dr. Tyler Desjardins of University of Kansas titled, "The X-ray View of Galaxies in High-Density Environments"

January 8th
Congratulations to Professor Mark Brodwin on the discovery of the most distant massive galaxy cluster to date! For the full release, please follow the link.

January 19th
Welcome new and returning students, faculty and staff to the 2016 Spring Semester!