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Jon Anderson with students.

Anderson wins prize for presentation

Jon Anderson, PhysTEC Teacher in Residence, has won second prize from the 2008 Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Teachers Conference for the best presentation by a secondary school teacher on the subject of Particle Physics in the Age of the Large Hadron Collider. More »

Hans Courant at work at Los Alamos

Courant featured in "Voices of the Manhattan Project"

Professor Hans Courant, veteran of the Manhattan Project, was featured in the New York Times, "Voices of the Manhattan Project" More »

Community Fund Drive Seasonal Party

Physics Faculty, staff and students are invited to a a seasonal party to help raise participation in the Community Fund Drive. The party will take place on Friday, October 10 at 3:00 p.m. in Room 216.


Teaching Physics Matters

The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) was featured in Connect!, the alumni magazine of the College of education and Human Development. Read the story here.

Departmental Photo

The annual School of Physics and Astronomy departmental photo will be taken on Wednesday, October 1st at 3:15 p.m. on the front steps of Tate Laboratory of Physics. More »

LHC incident may cause two month delay

A faulty electrical connection between two superconducting magnets may be to blame for an incident that will delay the start of beam collisions at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland for at least two months. More »

Professor Dahlberg on Minnesota Live

Physics Force on Minnesota Live

See Professor Dan Dahlberg's segment on Minnesota Live. Dahlberg went on the program as part of Physics Force to promote the Institute of Technology's Math/Science Fun Fair. More »

James Peebles

Peebles to deliver Misel Lecture

Professor P. James E. Peebles of Princeton University will deliver the Third Misel Lecture, "Finding the Big Bang" at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 23rd in Physics 150. More »

Physics Fall Picnic

The annual physics fall picnic will be held this Saturday, September 21st from 1-5 p.m. at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis. More »

Roger Rusack on WCCO

Hear Minnesota physicists talking about the LHC

Roger Rusack and Joseph Kapusta have been making been making local media appearances, talking about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Rusack, Kapusta and Jeremiah Mans, at CERN, were on MPR's Midmorning show on September 12th More »

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