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Physics and Astronomy education provides a broad background in mathematics, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, optics, thermodynamics, and statistical mechanics. The Physics program at Wyoming offers a personal education to prepare students for challenging careers in space sciences, astronomy, nanotechnology, environmental sciences, optics, computer technology, energy policy, science law, and many other fields.
An $875,000 gift from the Windy Ridge Foundation will modernize and transform the University of Wyoming Planetarium through a comprehensive renovation of the existing space and extensive technological upgrades. Read more..
UW Art Museum Hosts Public Programs Inspired by Astrophotography Exhibit Beginning Friday, April 4. Read More..
Dr. Adam Myers was presented a PIE (Promoting Intellectual Engagement) Award for inspiring excitement, inquiry and autonomy in first-year courses. Read more..
Dr. Mike Pierce has been chosen to define science for a massive international telescope. Read more..
Dr. TeYu Chien has implemented a Condensed Matter Physics Journal Club. He has created an informational website.
Our Society of Physics Students (SPS) is active again this year. They have a new faculty advisor, and new officers. They will have regular meetings and are again hosting a lecture series.
Our Colloquium series is up and running and our next speaker is Dr. Kirill Velizhanin (Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory) on April 25th.
Learn more and keep up with the current departmental news on our News link.