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Society of Physics Students

Visit the SPS OrgSync page to get information about this week's activities!


Fish Lake Field Trip Registration for Astronomy Students

Fish Lake Under the Stars - April 5-7, 2019  
EMU / Delta College Astronomy Club  

Fee includes three meal and two nights lodging, hikes, observing, and more.
Arrive at Fish Lake on Friday, April 5, after 5 p.m. (no meals). Depart Fish Lake on Sunday, April 7.
Meals provided will be Saturday 10 a.m. breakfast and 5 p.m. dinner and Sunday 10 a.m. breakfast. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation.

Price: $60 per person 

Go to the Online Registration site.


March 27, 2020 - EMU Undergraduate Symposium

Stop by the Student Center on 3/27/20 at Undergraduate Symposium to see the wide variety of undergraduate research taking place at Eastern.  Physics and Astronomy students always have a strong showing.


Physics Professor wins NASA grant

Professor Dave Pawlowski was recently awarded a 3-year grant from NASA's Mars Data Analysis Program to investigate the effects of solar flares and dust storms on the Martian upper atmosphere.  The $340,000 award will provide insight into the time dependent behavior of the Mars ionosphere and thermosphere and aid future missions in mitigating the adverse effects of Martian space weather.


Physics and Astronomy is looking for graduate students!

If you are interested in pursing a master's degree in physics, consider applying to EMU.  Contact the Department for more information about possible Graduate Assistantships!


SPS Meetings

The EMU chapter of the Society of Physics Students meets on Fridays at 12:15 p.m. in 228 Strong Hall.  Stop by and get involved! Email Dr. Dave Pawlowski or check out our club on orgsync for more information.


EMU Planetarium

Visit the EMU Planetarium website more information about our planetarium.


Sherzer Observatory

Visit the Sherzer Observatory website for observing information and times.


Fish Lake Registration for July 26-29, 2019

A great weekend astronomy trek to EMU's Fish Lake Environmental Center designed for introductory to advanced students, and especially alumni, will take place the last weekend in July featuring the 29-inch "Dobfather" telescope and other large instruments under dark skies. Visit the registration site to learn more and to register. Additional details can be obtained by emailing Norbert Vance at [email protected].

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