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 19, 2017
"Astronomical Horizons" Lecture: Goodbye Cassini: What the Space Probe Taught Over the Past 20 Years

Speaker: Shannon Schmoll, Director of Abrams Planetarium

Free and open to the public.

Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017, 7:30 pm

Location: Abrams Planetarium

October 20, 2017
Science at the Edge Seminar

Speaker:  Neil Kane, Director, Undergraduate Entrepreneurship, Michigan State University

Title: Changing the World in Nine Easy Steps: Entrepreneurship in STEM

Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 1400 BPS Bldg.

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.