Dr. Cabanela participates in Congressional Visit Day

Dr. Juan Cabanela (Physics & Astronomy Department) was one of 15 participants in the American Astronomical Society’s Congressional Visit Day on March 13. He visited eight congressional offices (including the offices of Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and Collin Peterson, our Congressman), advocating for continued funding for astrophysics research at NASA, NSF, and the Department of Energy. He […]

Carlos Rene Pacheco’s Work Featured in Art of Planetary Science Exhibition

Professor of Photography Carlos Rene Pacheco will have work featured in the Art of Planetary Science exhibition in conjunction with the 2016 Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting in Pasadena, Calif. from Oct. 16-21. The event brings together scientific minds from the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Science (DPS) and the European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC), and will be attended […]

Physics upperclassmen participated in the third annual University Physics Competition

Physics upperclassmen Meredith Mc Linn (junior), Pragalv Karki (senior) and Shouvik Bhattacharya (senior) participated in the University Physics Competition 2012. They modeled how masses of the exoplanets affect volcanic activity over time. They used principles of Thermodynamics and Planetary Sciences to solve this problem. Dr. Juan Cabanela served as the adviser of the team. The team was sponsored by the […]