Physics

SciFEST

   STEM | Posted on September 10, 2020
High school students are invited to join us for this remote yet interactive STEM experience. Design, problem-solve, build, connect with others, and be challenged by participating in lab activities with teammates. These STEM labs will require materials that... read more

STEM Show

   STEM | Posted on September 10, 2020
   Event Date: September 13, 2020 07:00 pm
The STEM Division presents a live STEM Show on Sunday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. Join us for an interactive experience, learn about STEM career possibilities, and interact with Andrews University faculty. Free livestreamed event designed for students... read more

SciFEST VII: Light

   STEM | Posted on September 12, 2019
   Event Date: September 22, 2019 10:00 am  - more past dates
The sixth annual STEM weekend is coming up—September 19–22, 2019. This year we have teams traveling from California, Georgia, New Mexico, North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania and locally to experience Andrews University’s STEM Labs. We have... read more

New autoguiding camera at Kingman Observatory

   Physics | Posted on June 24, 2019
Until now, capturing quality images of galaxies and nebulae using the Celestron 14" telescope at the Kingman Observatory was impossible.    Producing an image with a telescope requires taking a... read more

Alumna Invention Benefits Advanced Lab

   Physics | Posted on April 26, 2019
In January, the physics department was very excited to have both a visit and eigen*talk from Danielle Wuchenich, a physics alumna who graduated in 2008. Since graduating, Danielle has earned a PhD in physics from The Australian National... read more

Alumni Update: Richard Clark

   Physics | Posted on March 27, 2019
Richard Clark (BS Physics 2017) has a new job as an electro-optics systems engineer at Optics 1 in Bedford, NH. Optics 1 produces laser range finders, laser designators, and night-vision illuminators. The work is very hands on—in the... read more

Solar prominence

   Physics | Posted on March 15, 2019
This image of a solar prominence was taken at the Kingman Observatory on March 8, 2019. Carson O'Ffill, junior chemical engineering major, used an 8" reflector telescope with a light-limiting red filter to highlight the Sun's chromosphere. A... read more

Department Celebrates Nobel Prize in Physics

   Physics | Posted on March 1, 2019
On the morning of October 3, 2017 students arriving at their classes in the Science Complex were treated to a cup of sparkling juice as the Department of Physics celebrated the announcement of the 2017 Nobel Prize in... read more