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Bike repair workshop offered, March 3

Get your bike in shape for the spring by joining Dijon Duncan and Dr. Ela Przybylo at this women and nonbinary event!
Near Space photography - 20km above ground / real photo

Planetarium: From Earth to the Universe

Experience this journey of celestial discovery. Travel from the world of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s greatest telescopes. Go beyond the solar system to the colorful birthplaces and...

Manna’s work on nano-photonics lands on cover of Journal of Applied Physics

Studying how light interacts with very small things has landed the work of Illinois State University’s Uttam Manna on the cover of an international physics journal. 
artist rendering of new and imagined constellations

Kambui Olujimi’s Skywriters at ISU Planetarium 

Kambui Olujimi’s Skywriters complements his work showing at the University Galleries, An Infinite and Omnivorous Sky exhibit.
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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe at ISU Planetarium

Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe examines six different Mayan archaeological sites and their connection to the Universe.
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Teacher education programs recognized for excellence in educator preparation

Illinois State University teacher education programs are being recognized for excellence in educator preparation.
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Cancelled: Spring 2020 Physics Colloquium Series

The Spring 2020 Physics Colloquium Series has been cancelled.
animated image of the solar system with a Dyson Sphere

Saving the world from killer supernova: Matt Caplan propels physics into headlines

Theoretical physicist Matthew Caplan's work for the YouTube channel Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell is creating (some rather inventive) headlines.
Images projected from the Illinois State University Planetarium new system.

Planetarium presents Flight Adventures

The Illinois State University Planetarium is pleased to offer Flight Adventures, running weekends from January 17-25.  Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays.
Quantum physics science symbol as abstract shapes representing microscopic elements as a 3D illustration.

Physics Education program recognized as top producer of skilled teachers

The American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers honored Illinois State University as one of only seven institutions in the nation to graduate five or more highly...