Life on Other Planets

Friday, March 3 | 3 p.m. | Planetarium NASA announced last week they have discovered a star system containing planets with the potential to support life.  The TRAPPIST-1 system is comprised of a red dwarf star and seven roughly Earth sized planets. Three of these planets exist in the “habitable zone” meaning they have the right conditions to have water […]

“A few things great and small” this Friday

MSUM Physics & Astronomy Series Presents: A few things great and small Speakers: Aschalew Chamiso and Brandon Crowe Time/location: Fri, Nov 21, 3PM in HA325 Abstract: Join us this week in seminar for two student presentations. The first will present a planned experiment to use the Department of Physics and Astronomy’s atomic force microscope (AFM) to image human blood cells. […]