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In-person activities for USU Physics Day at Lagoon 2021 have been postponed. While the future looks bright and things continue to improve, the size of this event has necessitated that we hold off for one more year. Virtual events are being developed.
Physics Day at Lagoon Cancelled But Will Be Back in 2022 | Physics

Physics Day at Lagoon Cancelled But Will Be Back in 2022

In-person activities for USU Physics Day at Lagoon 2021 have been postponed. While the future looks bright and things continue to improve, the size of this event has necessitated that we hold off for one more year. Virtual events are being developed.

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Utah State University Physics Graduate Students carved pumpkins and then took them to the roof of the SER building to freeze them in liquid nitrogen and toss them over the edge.
2nd Annual Pumpkin Drop | Physics

2nd Annual Pumpkin Drop

Utah State University Physics Graduate Students carved pumpkins and then took them to the roof of the SER building to freeze them in liquid nitrogen and toss them over the edge.

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Three USU undergrads were among just 40 students from around the world selected to participate in the prestigious Jürgen Ehlers Spring School 2018.
Students Study Gravitational Physics in Germany | Physics

Students Study Gravitational Physics in Germany

Three USU undergrads were among just 40 students from around the world selected to participate in the prestigious Jürgen Ehlers Spring School 2018.

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David Peak is the 2018 recipient of the national Council on Undergraduate Research-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Award
David Peak Receives National Award | Physics

David Peak Receives National Award

David Peak is the 2018 recipient of the national Council on Undergraduate Research-Goldwater Scholars Faculty Mentor Award

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USU physicist Maria Rodriguez with Stephen Hawking and colleagues at the International Centre for Theoretical Cosmology Conference in Cambridge, England in July 2017.
Maria Rodriguez Remembers Hawking | Physics

Maria Rodriguez Remembers Hawking

USU physicist Maria Rodriguez with Stephen Hawking and colleagues at the International Centre for Theoretical Cosmology Conference in Cambridge, England in July 2017.

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Dr. Maria Rodriguez is the principal investigator of this National Science Foundation (NSF) award that will support research at USU on relativistic outflow mechanisms from black holes.
The Physics of Cosmic Lighthouses | Physics

The Physics of Cosmic Lighthouses

Dr. Maria Rodriguez is the principal investigator of this National Science Foundation (NSF) award that will support research at USU on relativistic outflow mechanisms from black holes.

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Dr. Varela’s work was recently recognized by the National Science Foundation.
New Tools For The Fabric of Reality | Physics

New Tools For The Fabric of Reality

Dr. Varela’s work was recently recognized by the National Science Foundation.

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Physicists, l-r, Yucheng Zhao, Mike Taylor, Pattilyn McLaughlin, Jon Pugmire, Kenneth Zia and Mike Negale, hold an imager used to map gravity waves from Earth-bound sites. Taylor leads a NASA-funded study to develop an imager to fly on the ISS.
USU Physicist Leads NASA-funded ISS Project | Physics

USU Physicist Leads NASA-funded ISS Project

Physicists, l-r, Yucheng Zhao, Mike Taylor, Pattilyn McLaughlin, Jon Pugmire, Kenneth Zia and Mike Negale, hold an imager used to map gravity waves from Earth-bound sites. Taylor leads a NASA-funded study to develop an imager to fly on the ISS.

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USU undergrad physicist Jonh Mojica displays equipment he's configured to monitor very low frequency radio waves during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
Physicist to Monitor VLF Radio Waves During Eclipse | Physics

Physicist to Monitor VLF Radio Waves During Eclipse

USU undergrad physicist Jonh Mojica displays equipment he's configured to monitor very low frequency radio waves during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.

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Ivana Molina, a doctoral student in USU’s Department of Physics, is one of nine scholars selected nationally for a 2017 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship in heliophysics research.
Ivana Molina Awarded NASA Fellowship | Physics

Ivana Molina Awarded NASA Fellowship

Ivana Molina, a doctoral student in USU’s Department of Physics, is one of nine scholars selected nationally for a 2017 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship in heliophysics research.

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Physics major Jake Christensen continues the long tradition of USU physics students becoming Goldwater scholars.
Physics Student Strikes Gold | Physics

Physics Student Strikes Gold

Physics major Jake Christensen continues the long tradition of USU physics students becoming Goldwater scholars.

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Nine Utah State University scholars are among the honorees of the prestigious 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship search.
Physicists Are NSF Graduate Fellows | Physics

Physicists Are NSF Graduate Fellows

Nine Utah State University scholars are among the honorees of the prestigious 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship search.