Category Archives: Physics & Astronomy

Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Xiaochun He, Professor of Physics, for being named a Distinguished University Professor of Georgia State University. Eight GSU professors have been named Distinguished University Professors “in recognition of their outstanding records in research, teaching, and mentoring students … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29

Closeup on a molecule model made out of balloons.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Harber on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Whether you’re science faculty, a science major, or just looking for interesting events, the Atlanta Science Festival has something for you. As one of the Atlanta Science Festival sponsors, Georgia … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … Continue reading

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Center for Nano-Optics Created at Georgia State University

Georgia State University’s Center for Nano-Optics, founded December 2013, is focused on creating nanoscale tools to further the use of nanotechnology in biomedicine and other fields. Projects will include further development on two Georgia State inventions: the spaser (an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Astronomer Hal McAlister to Speak on Georgia State University’s CHARA Array

Georgia State University Professor Emeritus of Astronomy Hal McAlister will be giving a talk, “Georgia State’s CHARA Array Zooms in on the Universe,” at 3:00pm on Monday, October 7th, in the Honors College Auditorium (100 Auburn Avenue). The talk, part … Continue reading

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Science at Dragon*Con

Walkers in the Dragon*Con parade labeled as different elements.

If all you’ve seen of Dragon*Con (Atlanta’s yearly convention on Labor Day Weekend) is the parade, you might think it’s just meant for science fiction, fantasy, and comics. But did you know Dragon*Con has many panels and guest speakers on … Continue reading

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Science Research on the iPhone and iPad

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Have you ever wanted to do research on your iPad or iPhone? Working on a mobile device may not be as convenient as a computer, but more and more publishers are starting to make sure you can access articles on … Continue reading

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Trouble Accessing Articles?

Looking for a specific article? Here’s how to tell if the library has it and how to get a copy if we don’t. Step 1: Find It @ GSU You’ll be able to access articles in journals the library subscribes … Continue reading

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GSU Astronomy Professors Publish on Be Stars and Black Holes

Several Georgia State University Astronomy students and faculty have recently published articles in the Astrophysical Journal. Check out their research: Peters, G. J., Pewett, T. D., Gies, D. R., Touhami, Y. N., & Grundstrom, E. D. (2013). Far-ultraviolet detection of … Continue reading

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Web of Science Workshops

Web of Science is a great research tool for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. It offers a unified platform that integrates all data and search terms together so that you can conduct one search to find … Continue reading

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