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STEREO Launch a success

NASA successfully launched the STEREO or Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories mission on October 25th. More »

Kakalios in Driven to Discover commercial

Professor James Kakalios of the School of Physics and Astronomy is featured in a television commercial for the University of Minnesota’s “Driven to Discover” campaign. More »

Faculty and Postdoc Positions

The School of Physics and Astronomy has faculty and research associate positions available for qualified candidates. The School is conducting searches now for positions starting Fall 2007. More »

AAPT Meeting at Tate Lab this Saturday

The Minnesota Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers will
meet at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis Campus on Saturday October
21st in room 133 Tate Hall. The meeting is open to all. More »

Annual Group Photograph

The annual school photograph will be taken on the front steps of the Physics Building at 3:25 p.m., Wednesday, October 25th. More »

Kakalios tops on YouTube

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor James Kakalios stars in a series of web films taken from his lecture "Physics of Superheroes" which are currently in the top five science and technology videos on the popular website YouTube. More »

CMS collaboration

The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) collaboration has successfully tested
the world's largest superconducting magnet at CERN in Geneva,
Switzerland. After the tests, the magnet was brought to full field on
September 4, 2006. More »

Jones to give status of Pluto lecture

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Terry Jones will deliver a lecture entitled, "Who Says Pluto is not a Planet?!" at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 14th in Nolte Room 125. More »

Dombeck wins 2006 Scarf Award

School of Physics and Astronomy Alumnus, John Dombeck (Aug. 2005 Ph.D) has received the 2006 F. L. Scarf Award for Outstanding Ph. D. dissertation by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). More »

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School of Physics and Astronomy Professor James Kakalios will be honored by the writers of the Sci-fi series Stargate SG-1, on an episode to air Friday, September 8th at 8 p.m. More »

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