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  • Senior Travis Lauback uses a
    modern slingshot in a physics experiment
  • A special hydrogen alpha telescope protects students' eyes as they study the sun
  • Ebony Rowe finds physics as fascinating as basketball

Department 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 28April 11
  • April 25 --- joint seminar with Chemistry in DSB 106; Dr. Martin V. Stewart speaking on Archibald Belcher: First Chemistry/Physics Professor at MTSU

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