A group of students from UT and a trio of Knoxville high schools will get an out of this world opportunity Wednesday to chat with an astronaut on the International Space Station.
Department of Physics and Astronomy News
This week’s Saturday Morning Physics lecture will feature Professor Stefan Spanier talking about the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, and how it has enabled physicists to study fundamental laws of nature.
Assistant Professor Sowjanya Gollapinni will discuss “The Ghostly Neutrinos” at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 18.
Looking for something new to do this Saturday? Join UT’s Department of Physics and Astronomy for their second lecture in a new series, “Saturday Morning Physics.”
Antimatter. The Big Bang. Ghostly neutrinos. The public is invited to spend Saturday mornings this spring with UT’s Department of Physics and Astronomy learning about intriguing and newsworthy science topics
Gov. Haslam recently visited Oak Ridge to honor the area’s role in the discovery of Tennessine.
The Los Alamos National Laboratory recently featured research conducted by Andrew Steiner, UT-ORNL joint faculty assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, in a post about how elements on the periodic table are produced.
A breakthrough in the understanding of a key aspect of materials science and physics stemmed from recent UT-ORNL research.
After clearing a six-month probationary period, Tennessine has officially been approved as the name for element 117 on the periodic table. It is only the second element named for a state, and the first to have Native American roots.
East Tennesseans were able to see the supermoon this week, but your view may have been clouded by smoke from area fires. The Knoxville News Sentinel spoke with Sean Lindsay, astronomy coordinator in UT’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, about how the smoke affected the color of the moon.