Department of Physics and Astronomy

Michigan State University's Department of Physics and Astronomy is one of the top-ranked departments in the country. It offers many diverse courses in physics and astronomy. Undergraduate programs are available with different emphases and mixes with other branches of science and engineering. It also offers graduate (M.S. & Ph.D.) degree programs with specializations in many sub-fields available.


Upcoming Events

October 26, 2017
P-A Colloquium: Music and the Making of Modern Physics

Speaker:  Peter Pesic, St. John's College, Santa Fe

Title:  Music and the Making of Modern Physics

Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

October 27, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar

Speaker:  Sohini Ramachandran, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Brown University

Title: Causes and Consequences of Human Genomic Variation

Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

November 2, 2017
P-A Colloquium

Speaker:  Laura Chomiuk, Michigan State University Department of Physics & Astronomy

Title:  <to be announced>

Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017, 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm
Location: 1415 BPS Bldg.

November 3, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar

Speaker:  John Ralston, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Kansas

Title: How to Find Gold in Data

Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.