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NASA’s NExSS Coalition to Lead Search for Life on Distant Worlds

UW’s Dale Among Professors Selected to Recruit Physics Teachers

Governor’s Task Force Backs Plan to Transform UW Science Education

UW Studio Physics courses lay framework for active learning

Studio Physics Course Serves ad Blueprint for UW's Science Initiative

Astronomy Research Opportunity Draws Top Students to UW

Planetarium Undergoes Remodel

Renovated UW Planetarium to Offer Many Opportunities for Campus and Public

UW Art Museum Hosts Public Programs Inspired by Astrophotography Exhibit Beginning Friday, April 4.  

UW’s Top First-year Course Instructors Honored

Dr. Adam Myers was awarded the PIE (Promoting Intellectual Engagement) Award.

UW Professor Chosen to Define Science for Massive International Telescope

University of Wyoming astronomer Mike Pierce is a member of a team that is planning for the science to be explored with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT),  a cooperative international project that will become the most advanced and powerful optical telescope on Earth.

Gift Will Transform UW Planetarium

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 Professor Achieves Breakthrough in Understanding Superconductivity Properties

TeYu Chien, an assistant professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, is the leading author of a recently published paper that settles a longtime debate about the relationship between superconductivity and magnetism.  UW Article  Phys.Org Article

UW Receives $1.2 Million NSF Award to Train 70 New Wyoming Certified Math and Science Teachers

Over the next five years, the University of Wyoming will work to bolster and diversify Wyoming’s pool of secondary school mathematics and science teachers with “swarms” of collaborative training. Read more...

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