Department of Physics and Astronomy

Flarsheim Hall 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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May 1st
Please join us on Friday May 1st in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Wai-Lun Chan of University of Kansas titled, “Probing Electron Motions in the Nanometer Scale”.

April 24th
Please join us on Friday April 24th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a special double colloquium series presentation by Dr. David Singh of Oak Ridge National Laboratory titled "Thermoelectric materials" and Dr. William R. Ward, 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Achievement Honoree, Southwest of Research Institute titled, "Origin of the Moon". The colloquiums will begin at 2PM.

April 17rd
Please join us on Friday April 17th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Xianping Li of University of Missouri-Kansas City titled, “Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation Methods and their Applications”.

April 3rd
Please join us on Friday April 3rd in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Cihan Kurter of Missouri University of Science and Technology titled, “Topological insulator-superconductor Josephson junctions mediating anomalous supercurrent”.

March 14th
Prof. Mark Brodwin will be giving a talk as part of the TEDxUMKC Conference on March 14th! More information can be here.

March 13th
Please join us on Friday March 13th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Matthew Antonik of University of Kansas titled, “Towards a Molecular Understanding of Biology: DNA Packing and Damage”.

March 6th
Please join us on Friday, March 6th in Flarsheim Hall 310 of a Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Society (PAGSS) Seminar by Bandon Decker (UMKC) titled, "Radio Observations of Distant Galaxy Clusters"

February 27
Please join us on Friday February 27th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Kyoungsoo Lee of Purdue University titled, “Probing the Early Epoch of Massive Cluster Formation”.

February 20th
Please join us on Friday February 20th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Holger Meyer of Wichita State University titled, “Physics and Technology of the NOvA neutrino experiment”.

February 9th
Congratulations to Professor Brodwin on being honored by the Trustees' Faculty Scholar Award!

February 6th
Professor Rulis was interviewed regarding the mysterious booms in the Kansas City area! Click here for the full story.

January 30th
Please join us on Friday January 30th in Flarsheim Hall 310 for a colloquium series presentation by Prof. Lado Samushia of Kansas State University titled, “Measuring Properties of the Universe with a Sub-Percent Precision”.

January 14th
Professor McIntosh was quoted in a New Scientist article! Here is a link to the article.