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Nobel Laureate David Gross to deliver Van Vleck Lecture

Nobel Laureate David Gross will deliver the 2008 Abigail and John Van Vleck Lectures. The public lecture, "The Coming Revolutions in Fundamental Physics" will take place Wednesday, March 5th at 4:00 p.m. in Tate Laboratory 150. More »

Art gallery showcases Soudan mural

An exhibition entitled,"Deep Underground Sky: Works by Joseph Giannetti" will be held at the Coffman Art Gallery from January 30-March 27th. More »

Marshak to participate in art discussion panel

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Marvin Marshak will participate in a panel discussion, entitled, "Deep Underground Sky: Three Perspectives,” on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at 7-8:30 p.m. in the Coffman gallery. More »

Cattel named Fellow of the AGU

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Cynthia Cattell was recently named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). More »

The Ultra Heavy Elements in the Cosmic Radiation

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor C. J. Waddington has recently published an article in Space Science Reviews about "The Ultra Heavy Elements in the Cosmic Radiation. More »

Kakalios on CBS Early Show

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor James Kakalios appeared on the CBS Early Show on Monday, January 21st to discuss the physics of how Alcides Moreno who survived a 500 foot fall from a New York City Skyscraper. You can view the story online. More »

Seth Shostak

Shostak to speak on the Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe

The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota will host a public lecture with SETI Astronomer Seth Shostak. The lecture entitled “The Search for Intelligent Life in the Cosmos” will take place at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 31st at the Tate Laboratory of Physics, Room 150. More »

Dark Matter Music

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Prisca Cushman has created a Youtube video of the Dark Matter Music Box which uses data from the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) and converts them into sound and light. More »

Kakalios quoted in Newsweek

School of Physics and Astronomy Professor James Kakalios is quoted in the current online issue of Newsweek in an article about Alcides Moreno who survived a 500 foot fall from a New York City Skyscraper. More »

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

The School of Physics and Astronomy's Research Opportunity for Undergraduates (REU) Program is now accepting applications. More »


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