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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Flarsheim Hall Exoplanet system infographic voted #1 in ASTR150. Designed by Diamond Anderson, Trey Cummings, Steve Lawson, and Kelsey Lunders <a  href="../images/Home-Slideshow/2016AstroPoster.jpg" style="color:white;">(Full Size)</a>. 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 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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September 30th
Join us for a special departmental colloquium in room 301 of Haag Hall at 12:00 noon. Free pizza and soda pop will be provided! Prof. Christopher Arendse from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa will be presenting.

September 30th
Join us for our regular departmental colloquium in room 301 of Flarsheim Hall at 3:30. Prof. Steven Finkelstein from the University of Texas will be presenting.

September 20th
The popular Bridge to the Stars Program that is spearheaded by Prof. McIntosh was recently covered in UMKC Today. The October 14th deadline for Spring 2017 Bridge to the Stars applications is fast approaching. Apply Now!

September 16th
Join us for our departmental colloquium in room 310 of Flarsheim Hall at 3:30. Prof. Timothy Middelkoop from the University of Missouri - Columbia will be presenting.

September 2nd
Join us for our departmental colloquium in room 310 of Flarsheim Hall at 3:30. Dr. Andrey Prosvirin from Texas A&M University will be presenting.

August 31st
Professor Daniel McIntosh recently spoke with KMBZ 98.1FM about the latest news from SETI. Read the story here.

August 21st
2017 will bring a total solar eclipse to Kansas City! Read more about the eclipse and the plan to view it at the Warko Observatory here!

August 22nd
Welcome new and returning students, faculty and staff to the 2016 Fall Semester!