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.


Upcoming Events

January 18, 2018
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture: GW170817 Neutron Star Merger

Title: “GW170817: The First Object Seen With Both Gravity Waves and Light Waves is the Merger of Two Neutron Stars”
Speaker: Ed Loh, Professor, MSU Astronomy & Astrophysics

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium

February 15, 2018
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture

Title: <to be announced>
Speaker: Laura Chomiuk, Assistant Professor, MSU Astronomy & Astrophysics

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium

March 15, 2018
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture

Title: <to be announced>
Speaker: Ty DeYoung, Associate Professor, MSU High Energy Physics - Experimental

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium

April 19, 2018
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture

Title: <to be announced>
Speaker: Jay Strader, Associate Professor, MSU Astronomy & Astrophysics

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Abrams Planetarium