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Alumnus, NASA engineer to speak Oct. 23 about Mars mission

October 11, 2018

Kenny Roffo, a 2017 SUNY Oswego graduate who is now a NASA software engineer, will return to his alma mater to discuss “InSight: The Next Mars Lander” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Room 132 of the Shineman Center.

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Physics faculty member, 2 alumni create electrodynamics textbook

August 29, 2018

Physics faculty member Carolina Ilie and a former student, 2015 graduate Zachariah Schrecengost, have co-authored their second physics text together, with 2016 alumna Julia D'Rozario again providing illustrations.

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Visiting scholar to discuss researching universe’s origin, evolution

August 13, 2018

Bharat Ratra, a distinguished professor of physics at Kansas State University, will discuss the quest to find answers about the universe in "The 'Standard' Model of Cosmology … and Open Questions" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Room 194 of SUNY Oswego's Shineman Center.

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Mars to shine in public viewing party July 24 to 31

July 11, 2018

SUNY Oswego will host a free public Mars Viewing Party, planned nightly though weather-dependent, from 11 p.m. [UPDATED START TIME] to 2 a.m. July 24 to 31 at the college's observatory at Rice Creek Field Station

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College to partner with Indian institutions, Yale on astrophysics research

February 28, 2018

SUNY Oswego will serve as the U.S. lead for a funded astrophysics project probing the age and size of the universe, working with Yale University and two top Indian institutions -- the University of Delhi and the Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Pune.

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Researcher earns grant to help build better batteries

December 20, 2017

Lithium-ion batteries continue to fuel millions of smartphones, electric cars, power tools and all manner of other rechargeable equipment, but SUNY Oswego physics faculty member Mohammad Islam believes great potential exists for lower cost sodium-ion batteries to make inroads.

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Alumnus to speak about work as part of Nobel-winning astrophysics project

October 27, 2017

SUNY Oswego alumnus Daniel Wysocki, who is part of the team responsible for Nobel Prize-winning work studying gravitational waves in deep space, will speak at his alma mater Friday, Nov. 10.

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Planetarium to feature tales of eclipse in November shows

October 19, 2017

The SUNY Oswego planetarium will present "The Great American Eclipse" at 7 p.m. every Sunday during November.

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How to watch an eclipse safely

August 17, 2017

Scott Roby, director of the SUNY Oswego planetarium and an associate professor of physics, explains how to safely watch a solar eclipse, like the Aug. 21 event.

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Planetarium director provides eclipse details, tips

August 16, 2017

Scott Roby, director of SUNY Oswego's planetarium and an associate professor of physics, gave SUNY Oswego News some details and tips on the eclipse coming on Monday, Aug. 21.