Star Party on the Prairie/Messier Marathon

Friday, March 16 | 7:30 pm | MSUM Regional Science Center Join the MSUM Regional Science Center, Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Fargo-Moorhead Astronomy club in our first night sky event of the year. Highlights will include telescope viewing Mercury and Venus at the beginning of the evening and much fainter objects from a catalog compiled by Charles Messier […]

Interim Dean of the College of Science, Health and the Environment to Hold Open Forum Today

A finalist for Interim Dean of the College of Science, Health, and the Environment will hold an open forum today. Dr. Steve Lindaas is Professor of Physics and Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He has been at MSUM since 2001. He received his Ph.D. in Physics from State University of New York at […]

Steve Lindaas invited to SISL-STEM Convocation at the National Academy of Sciences

Steve Lindaas, Department of Physics and Astronomy, was invited to attend the SISL-STEM Convocation held Sept. 19-20 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC. Sustainability Improves Student Learning in STEM is supported by a DOE FIPSE grant administered by Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL). The original disciplinary societies included eleven partners from the American Chemical Society (ACS) to the American Psychological […]

Steve Lindaas attended AAPT meeting

Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, attended the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) July 14–17. He organized and led the Physics and Society topical discussion session, presided over a session on Labs and Activities for Sustainability and a panel on Teaching Controversial Topics. As chair of the Committee on Science Education for the Public he is […]

Dr. Winkler co-authored paper accepted for publication

Dr. L. Winkler, Physics and Astronomy, has co-authored a paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Geophysical Research-Space Physics. The paper is authored by P.J. Chi, M. J. Engebretson, M. B. Moldwin, C. T. Russell, I. R. Mann, M. R. Hairston, M. Reno, J. Goldstein, L. I. Winkler, J. L. Cruz-Abeyro, D. H. Lee, K. Yumoto, R. Dalrymple, B. […]