The College of Natural and Applies Sciences (CNAS) at Missouri State, in conjunction with the Springfield-Greene County Library, will host a series of lectures titled “Armchair University.”
A series of lectures titled “Armchair University” will feature discussions about physics, astronomy and biology and will be led by CNAS department professors.
While the global climate heats up, so does the conversation on sustainability and the need for alternative energy and fuel resources. Dr. Robert Mayanovic, assistant department head of physics, astronomy, and materials science at Missouri State University, brings new hope to the topic as he has helped to discover a porous metal-oxide that could potentially […]
The Pew Research Center estimates that 10,000 Americans reach retirement age every day. But when these individuals retire, what legacy is left? At Missouri State University, the Wall of Fame honors former faculty and staff who have made a significant impact on the campus community and brought about meaningful change.
Congratulations to Dr. Mike Reed! His work will be featured in the fall 2016 edition of Mind’s Eye, Missouri State’s research publication. Currently, his story is being featured on the Research site as well.
Read the full story on Mind’s Eye.
New York Times best-selling author and popular science writer Sam Kean will be giving a talk in the PSU Theater at Missouri State University on Wednesday, March 30th from 5:00 – 6:00 pm followed by a book-signing where you’ll have the opportunity to buy a signed copy of one of his books. Admission to the event is free. For further details on Sam Kean and this talk, please visit http://samkean.com/.
This talk is sponsored by the MSU Chemistry Department Advisory Board, the Ozarks Local Section of the American Chemical Society, and the MSU College of Natural & Applied Sciences.
Students will explain the Center’s hands-on exhibits from a physics perspective, at a level all ages can understand.
The event runs from 2:00-5:00 pm and admission is $12 for adults and $8 for children.
All proceeds go directly to the Discovery Center. Learn more about the Discovery Center online at www.discoverycenter.org.
An Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club observing night is planned at Baker Observatory for tomorrow evening, November 6th, starting at 6:30 pm.
Various deep sky objects such as planetary nebulae and the Andromeda Galaxy, as well as planets Uranus and Neptune should be visible.
We’ll post an update tomorrow afternoon if this event needs to be cancelled due to bad weather.
E-mail Astronomy@MissouriState.edu for more information about this event or about the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club.
The next Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club (OAAC) meeting will be on Monday, November 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in Kemper Hall room 206.
There will be a presentation of the Messier Catalog of deep-sky objects. This will include some of the best open and globular star clusters, nebulae, and other astronomical objects viewable in our region.
Refreshments will be served.
The next observing session of the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club (OAAC) is scheduled for Sunday, September 27th.
We will view the total lunar eclipse that will occur that evening. It will be held near the bear statue outside the front entrance to the Plaster Student Union (north side) on the MSU campus. We will be setting up telescopes starting at around 6:30 p.m. to view the eclipse.
We will post notifications that afternoon if this event needs to be cancelled due to poor weather conditions, or you may call (417) 836-5131.