Physics and Astronomy @ UGA
Welcome to the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Georgia!
From here you can find information on our Undergraduate and Graduate programs, Research Groups and Centers, Courses Offered, Class Schedules, Syllabi, Observatory Hours, Seminars and Colloquia, as well as recent news and events in the department. Click around a get a feel for who we are and what we do.
Departmental Colloquium Hamilton-Jacobi Trajectories of Comets Kohoutek and ISON: A Novel Approach to Celestial Dynamics
Guest: Prof. M. Howard Lee, UGA Physics And Astronomy
Thursday, January 28, 2016 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Physics Auditorium (Room 202)There is a class of comets which visit the solar system once and never return. These events are rare, occurring but once or twice a century. Kohoutek observed in 1973 and ISON in 2012 belong to this class. These remarkable... Read more...
CSP Lunch Seminar From Pets to Petabytes: The Rise and Triumph of Weather Forecasting as a Computational Science
Guest: John Knox, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Georgia
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: CSP Conference Room (322)
Guest: Simona E. Hunyadi Murph, Savannah River National Laboratory
Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Physics Auditorium (Rm 202)Even though Nature provides us with an outstanding selection of materials that can improve our lives, their range and abundance is still surprisingly lacking in the contemporary world. The possibility of finding new and... Read more...