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Physics and Astronomy



Dept. of Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

Academic Year 2013-2014

Dates: 2nd and 4th Fridays each month

Time: 2:45 pm: Coffee, Soda, and Snacks; 3:00-4:00 pm: Speakers

Place: MTSU Campus, DSB Room 106

Information: 615-898-2130,


Fall 2013

September 13 – Brief Introduction, Ron Henderson

Review of Neutrino Physics, Irina Perevalova, MTSU

September 27 – TBD

October 11 – Nanoplasmonics, Davon Ferrara, Belmont University

October 25 – Astronomy While You Sleep, Matthew Muterspaugh, TSU

November 8 – Science Education, Elizabeth Gire, University of Memphis

November 22 – The Evolution of Sun-like Stars as Revealed by NASA's Kepler Mission, Fabienne

A.  Bastien, Graduate Student at Vanderbilt University

Spring 2014

February 14

February 28

March 14 (Spring Break – no colloquium)

March 28

April 11

April 25 --- joint seminar with Chemistry in DSB 106; Dr. Martin V. Stewart speaking on

Archibald Belcher: First Chemistry/Physics Professor at MTSU