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Physics & Astronomy

College of Arts & Sciences

Our program offers a welcoming, personalized educational experience that broadly prepares students for challenging careers in space sciences, nanotechnology, quantitative finance, engineering, environmental sciences, optics, computer technology, energy policy, science law, and many other fields.

Astronomer, Dr. Mike Pierce Heads State Portion of NASA Project to View August 2017 Eclipse.  Read more here...

Astronomer, Dr Adam Myers, to Discussed Black Holes, Quasars on April 5.  Read more here...

Enzi STEM building a big hit on campus.  Read more here...

Astronomers use bow waves to locate stars on the run.  Bow waves are waves that move out in front of an object moving through gas or liquid.  Read more here...

 Mechanical properties of nanomaterials can be altered due to the application of voltage, University of Wyoming researchers have discovered.  Read more here...

The 100th Anniversary of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity: Wyoming’s Connection - Glen Rebka

A physical science process that may yield a profound understanding for developing future nanomaterials -- such as those used in cellphones or computer chips -- was recently demonstrated and confirmed by University of Wyoming researcher TeYu Chien.  Read more here...

Daniel Dale is one of nine higher education faculty members to receive recruiting grants to explore new approaches for bolstering the number of high school physics teachers. Read more here...

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