Seminars and Events

Boise State University Department of Physics

Boise State Physics First Friday Astronomy Event

Friday, Oct 4
Strange New Worlds
Prof. Ray Jaywardhana
Dept. of Astronomy – Cornell University

Lecture in Ed/Sci Bldg, room 112 at 7:30 p.m.
Stargazing at Boise State’s Observatory at 8:30 p.m.

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Special Events

Boise State Physics First Friday Astronomy

Join Boise State Physics in the Fall 2019 to hear about cutting-edge astronomy research. Events consist of a lecture and then stargazing at the on-campus Boise State Observatory. Events are open to public and donation-supported. For more information, contact Prof. Brian Jackson:


Prof. Brian Jackson Sep 6
Boise State Physics
Dust Devils Throughout the Solar System

Prof. Ray Jayawardhana Oct 4
Cornell Astronomy
Strange New Worlds

Dr. Niko Lecoeuche Nov 1
LIGO Caltech
Gravitational Waves

Dr. Gwen Barnes Dec 6
Univ. of Idaho Physics
Geology of the Moon

Lectures at 7:30 p.m., Stargazing at 8:30 p.m. at the Ed/Sci Bldg on campus.

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Announcement poster for astronomy events