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.
Dissertation Defense The Near-IR Spectrum of NO(X ̃2Π)-He Detected Through Excitation Into the A-State Continuum
Guest: Volker Beutner, UGA Physics and Astronomy
Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Room 204B, Physics BuildingNitric Oxide (NO) plays an important role in areas such as Chemistry, Physics and Biology. In order to better understand the interactions of NO, its van der Waals complexes are the target of experimental and theoretical studies. Different NO-Rare gas complexes have been studied,... Read more...
Departmental/CSP Colloquium The Aspirational Investor: A Physicist reflects on Financial Markets and Investing.
Guest: Dr. Ashvin Chhabra, President, Euclidean Capital
Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:30 pm
Location: Physics Auditorium (Rm 202)
The great crash of 2008 brought the question of stability of the financial markets to the forefront. Are financial markets stable? Was the great crash of 2008 an unexpected aberration? How should individual investors invest over a lifetime? Why are otherwise smart people such lousy...Read more...
Guest: Dr. Robin Shelton and Dr. Loris Magnani, UGA Physics and Astronomy
Thursday, April 28, 2016 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location: UGA Observatory (4th floor Physics Building)
Our second public viewing with the newly fixed telescope will be on April 28, 2016. Because of the limited space in the dome, you must have a reservation to come to this showing. Click here to make a reservation.
The observatory is located at the top of the Physics building. To get to...Read more...