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MSU Students Earn National STEM Scholarships

Friday, March 26, 2021
beaumont tower

Two Michigan State University undergraduate students have been named recipients of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. MSU has produced 49 Goldwater Scholars. MSU’s Goldwater Scholars are:…

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Defying Gravity: A New Spin On Intro Physics For Life Sciences

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Fluorescent image of bacteria

A new curriculum developed and tested at MSU puts the focus on the physics that life scientists need The basic physics that a budding biologist needs to know…

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Physicists Examine the Antimatter Puzzle in Reviews of Modern Physics Article

Monday, April 8, 2019
Antimatter, Physics

Why does the observable universe contain virtually no antimatter? Particles of antimatter have the same mass but an opposite electrical charge of their matter counterparts. Very small amounts…

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Simulations to Understand Disease Transmission and City-Wide Evacuations

Saturday, April 6, 2019
Student Research, Disease, Cities

MSU Graduate student David Butts earned his BS in Physics with a Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) minor at Michigan State. Now, he can still be found…

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FRIB Physicist Simulates Beam Dynamics for Electron-ion Colliders, Supported by DOE-SC

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Yue Hao sitting in front of computer screen displaying his work

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC) Office of Nuclear Physics awarded a two-year grant to Dr. Yue Hao for his research on beam dynamics for…

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Thomas Glasmacher Named AAAS Fellow

Monday, November 25, 2013

Thomas Glasmacher, a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of physics and astronomy, has been named a AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This…

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