American Physics Society Statement on Climate Change
Mar 4, 2014
Feb 12, 2014
Travel to the edge of space with Utah State University physicist Mike Taylor as he presents "Chasing the Northern Lights, Sprites and Other Mysteries of the Night Sky." Friday, February 21, 7 p.m., Eccles Science Learning Center.
Jan 31, 2014
Rocks floated, eggs showed their super strength, balloons exploded and electricity flew at the “What’s Cool About Physics?” demo show presented by Physics Department laboratory supervisor James Coburn.
Jan 27, 2014
The recent type Ia supernova can be seen by the USU observatory. This image was taken by by James Coburn. Read more about this supernova at http://www.nature.com/news/supernova-erupts-in-nearby-galaxy-1.14579
Jan 25, 2014
Who says there's "No Free Lunch"?? During Common Hour from 11:30 am -12:30 pm, sparks fly, stuff explodes and smoke billows during the "Watt's Cool About Physics?" demonstration show in the TSC Stevenson Ballroom. Led by James Coburn of USU's Department of Physics.
Jan 7, 2014
Featured speaker Lucianne Walkowicz, a Princeton University astrophysicist, works on NASA's Kepler mission, studying starspots and, as she terms it, "the tempestuous tantrums of stellar flares."
Nov 12, 2013
November 22. This year’s theme is “Physics of Light.” The gathering begins at 7 p.m. in the Emert Auditorium, Room 130, of the Eccles Science Learning Center. Admission is free and open to all ages.
Nov 4, 2013
All are invited to view autumn’s evening sky as the Utah State University Observatory opens its doors to the public Friday, Nov. 8, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Oct 21, 2013
All are invited to view autumn’s evening sky as the Utah State University Observatory opens its doors to the public Friday, Oct. 25, from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Oct 16, 2013
Three Polar Orbiting Passive Atmosphere Calibration Sphere satellites, or POPACS, were recently deployed in an experiment donated to USU by Gilbert and Phyllis Moore. The satellites were launched into a polar orbit Sept. 29 by the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base.