Category Archives: Physics
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present Timothy Ferris’s Galaxies on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturdays at 2 p.m., Feb. 8 through May 4. The show takes Planetarium visitors on a voyage of discovery to the far reaches … Continue reading
The Planetarium presents the family program Larry Cat in Space at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays from Monday, Jan. 2, through Saturday, Feb. 2. The show follows the inquisitive Larry the Cat as he stows away in his owner’s baggage … Continue reading
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present Cosmic Catastrophes, premiering Friday, Sept. 7 and running weekends through Saturday, Nov. 10. Show times are Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. In a sci-fi setting, Cosmic Catastrophes explores … Continue reading
The students of Illinois State’s Team Mercury have built a brand new solar-powered vehicle in hopes of running the American Solar Challenge (ASC), a 1,650-mile race that will make a pit stop in Normal this July.
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present the family program Larry Cat in Space, May 30 through July 20. Show times are Wednesdays at 2 p.m. and Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Two professors at Illinois State University received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue their award-winning work with lasers. The grant will assist University Professor Q. Charles Su and Distinguished Professor Rainer Grobe, both of the Physics … Continue reading
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present Daughters of the Stars, premiering Friday, Feb. 10, and running through Saturday, May 5. Showtimes are Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. Daughters of the Stars showcases legends about … Continue reading
The Illinois State University Planetarium will present the family favorite 3-2-1… Blast Off!, running weekends from Jan. 20 through Feb. 4. Show times are Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. The show features two youngsters, Devon and … Continue reading
ISU physics teacher educator Dr. Carl J. Wenning recently spent four days giving eight presentations at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI, Education University of Indonesia) in Bandung. The dates of his talks ranged from October 21 to 25. In addition to keynoting … Continue reading