Image projected from the Illinois State University Planetarium new system.

The ISU Planetarium presents The Farthest: Voyager in Space, November 15

This documentary film will be offered free in the Planetarium from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, November 15.  
Image projected from the Illinois State University Planetarium new system.

ISU Planetarium presents Ghostly Tales Under the Stars and Seeing! A Photon’s Journey Across Space, Time and Mind

Shows include the live "Ghostly Tales Under the Stars!” and full-dome video show “Seeing! A Photon's Journey Across Space, Time and Mind.”
headshot of alumna Rodina Williams, '02 '10

STEM social highlights research, scholarships, careers for underrepresented students

The fair aims to educate students about majors in the STEM fields. The event will include networking with faculty from STEM departments and meeting with successful students from underrepresented...
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Uttam Manna earns University’s first experimental physics NSF grant

Uttam Manna was awarded a $135,550 grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct cutting-edge experimental research to confine energy from nanoparticles.
Dr. Stephen Hawking, a professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge, delivers a speech entitled "Why we should go into space" during a lecture that is part of a series honoring NASA's 50th Anniversary, Monday, April 21, 2008, at George Washington University's Morton Auditorium in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Paul. E. Alers)

Ask a Redbird Scholar: What exactly did Stephen Hawking contribute to our understanding of the universe?

Stephen Hawking contributed more to our understanding of gravity than anyone else since Albert Einstein, according to Illinois State Assistant Professor of Physics Neil Christensen.
Image projected from the Illinois State University Planetarium new system.

Fall Planetarium shows to begin September 7

The Illinois State University Planetarium will present Life: A Cosmic Story, and Seeing! A Photon's Journey Across Space, Time and Mind.
A shadowed image of the Earth as seen from space

Quest for Extrasolar Worlds kicks off newly renovated Planetarium

The Illinois State University Planetarium will open a new show June 13 to highlight recent renovations.
Dean Simpson congratulates a CAS graduate

An invitation to celebrate Dean Greg Simpson

A retirement reception for Dean Gregory Simpson will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center.

Harris, Miller-Ott, and Wood are 2017-2018 Outstanding Teachers

Professor Allison Harris, Professor Aimee Miller-Ott, and Professor Amy Wood are the 2017-2018 Outstanding College Teachers.

Two students from Illinois State University recognized as Goldwater Scholars

Torrey Saxton and Jonathan Unger from the University’s Department of Physics have been recognized by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence Foundation.