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Physics Force at the State Fair

Open House featuring Physics Force

Undecided majors and high school students are cordially invited to the School of Physics and Astronomy Open House on Thursday, November 11, 2010. There will be a pizza lunch from 11:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. featuring straight talk about jobs in physics and lab tours. The Physics Force will perform at 7:00 p.m. preceded by an overview of the Physics Undergraduate Program. You'll be eligible to win a copy of The Physics of Superheroes just by attending this event. More »

James Kakalios

Kakalios to deliver Amazing Story of Quantum Physics lecture

Professor James Kakalios of the School of Physics and Astronomy will deliver a talk about The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics on Tuesday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. in room 150 physics. More »

Liliya Williams

Inventive Women: Portraits of Scientists and Engineers

Inventive Women, is a photography exhibit featuring female College of Science and Engineering faculty, including School of Physics and Astronomy profressors Priscilla Cushman, Liliya Williams and Cindy Cattell. More »

Physics Force at the State Fair

Math and Science Family Fun Fair featuring Physics Force

Physics Force will perform two free, public shows at Coffman Union on November, 13, 2010. The shows are part of the Math and Science Family Fun Fair and will be held at 10:30 a.m. and Noon. There will also be a Mystery Science Room in Room 332 Coffman Union from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More »

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves workshop

The Fine Theoretical Physics Institute will host the 2010 Gravitational Waves Workshop from October 14-16, 2010. More »

Keith Goetz and John Wygant

Probe gets up close to the Sun

Researchers in the School of Physics and Astronomy will be part of an experiment on NASA's Solar Project Plus, a spacecraft that will travel closer to the sun than ever before. The project is slated to launch no later than 2018. More »


Physics Force on opening day of the State Fair

The Physics Force will perform four shows opening day of the Minnesota State Fair on Thursday, August 26th. They performances will take place at the Carousel Park Outdoor Stage at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. More »

Dan Grannes

Daily article looks inside the NOvA factory

[|The Minnesota Daily interviews] University students working at the NOvA project module factory in Minneapolis.


Lysak gives tips for spotting Northern Lights

Professor Bob Lysak talked to the Minneapolis Star Tribune about the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights this week in Minnesota. More »

Caitlin Johnson

MPR Spotlights UM Students Building NOvA Detector

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) interviewed University of Minnesota physics students who are building a small-scale neutrino detector as part of their work on the NOvA project. Click here for the story.

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