Illinois State has been an important part of CHSI from the beginning of the program: Here are a few current CHSI leaders: Illinois State Professor Chris Merrill (left), Illinois State students Blake Whittle and Thomas Moore, and CHSI Director Paul Ritter

Celebrating High School Innovators program helps students drive innovation

Illinois State University is part of Celebrating High School Innovators, a program designed to encourage, award, and showcase innovative students from across the state.
ISU Physics student Zachary Temple presents research from his internship at NASA.

ISU physics student helps NASA develop better spacecraft windows

Illinois State physics major Zachary Temple has spent this semester at NASA’s Langley Research Center (LaRC) in Hampton, Virginia.
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Spring 2019 Physics Colloquium Series

Spring 2019 Physics Colloquium Series takes place at 4 p.m. Tuesdays in Moulton Hall, room 214.
people surrounding solar car

Solar Car Team looking for various majors to join effort

The ISU Solar Car Team is looking to expand its roster to help prepare for a national race in July. The team is open to anyone interested and willing to learn. They are seeking those majoring in...

Main Street College to explore canine behavior, behavioral psychology

“Going to the Dogs: How our furry friends help us better understand human behavior” is the title of the spring Main Street College event scheduled for March 27.
Torrey Saxton and Allison Harris doing the type of physics research that helped him land an internship at CERN.

ISU physics student researches at world famous laboratory

An Illinois State undergraduate physics major spent two months researching at the world-famous CERN laboratory in Switzerland.
Image projected from the Illinois State University Planetarium new system.

Planetarium presents Incoming!: Shows on asteroids and dark matter

The shows Incoming! Asteroids, Comets, and the Hard-Hitting Stories of Our Cosmic Origins, and Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter will be shown at the Planetarium.
Image projected from the Illinois State University Planetarium new system.

The ISU Planetarium presents Season of Light, November 30-December 15

The Illinois State University Planetarium will offer its holiday program Season of Light, running weekends from November 30 through December 15.  Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 2 p.m. and...
Atom illustration by Sean Thornton

Physics fall colloquium series: Quantum entanglement, November 27

The Fall Physics Colloquium Series will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in Moulton Hall, room 214. The events are free and open to the University community.
Q. Charles Su and Rainer Grobe have forged a long-lasting partnership at Illinois State. The work shown is from “Quantum-Mechanical Approach to the Laser-Assisted Vacuum Decay.” (Q. Z. Lv, S. Dong, C. Lisowski, R. Pelphrey, Y. T. Li, Q. Su, and R. Grobe) Physical Review A (2018).

Dynamic duo laser in on physics’ deepest questions

Rainer Grobe and Q. Charles Su have become more than colleagues. For the last 23 years, the Distinguished Professors of physics have worked side by side on the cutting edge of laser research while...