A multitude of our undergraduates have recently returned from a spring trip to CERN. This trip was kindly funded by our alum Werner Vogt and chaperoned by Professor Borysow!
This month it is the story about the invention of the telescope!
The American Astronomical society has done us the favor of putting together a wonderful article. follow this link to read more!
Let’s celebrate the 10th year anniversary of this great program and all the minds that have contributed to it for the last decade!
Learn more here
Including that the Mineral was named after our own Prof. John A. Jaszczak for all his contributions to understanding natural graphite!
follow this link and see one of the newest internationally recognized minerals.
PhD candidate Kevin Waters (Physics) is one of 52 new doctoral students nationwide selected for the US Department of Energy (DOE) 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
The program provides support for graduate students to spend 3 to 12 consecutive months at a DOE national laboratory conducting graduate thesis research in a priority research area in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist.
Waters will do his DOE research at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington. His PhD research focuses on predictive materials science and chemistry. See here.
Here some of our own researchers working in the Pierre Auger Collaboration help detect cosmic rays.
Please take some time to read it, it is very interesting and has some great photos and explains how to detect cosmic rays.
read it here
We are so happy to hear about her in the news this week! You can read a lot about her life story and how she fell in love with science in this article
Kamal Kant Chandrakar has received a prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship. Kamal is working for his PhD degree with Prof. R. Shaw in the area of atmospheric physics.
Professor Ramy El-Ganainy has recently been published on the nature international weekly journal, titled ‘Enhanced sensitivity at higher-order exceptional points’.
Congratulations Professor El-Ganainy!
Merelaniite, a new mineral discovered by Michigan Tech professor John Jaszczak, was named Mineral Of the Year for 2016. The mineral was selected by the International Mineralogical Association (IMA). Sergey V. Krivovichev of the IMA says this annual initiative was started in 2014, and “recognizes a single new mineral species published in the previous year as most interesting and outstanding among others.”