Welcome to the Society of Physics Students, CSUN chapter

Fall 2011

We are looking forward to an exciting new start this Fall 2010 semester. SPS hopes to see many new faces around the halls of Live Oak and Eucalyptus, and most of all, in LO1105.
The physics department will be hosting a freshmen orientation on Thursday, July 28th, and we encourage new undergrads to meet as many people and ask as many questions as possible. The road ahead will be hard, but ultimately rewarding. Please take advantage of the help we have to offer.

Looking forward to seeing many new people there.
- Society of Physics Students, CSUN chapter

Novel Nobel News

Exciting news in physics at the moment with the announcement of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for Physics going to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov for their work with graphene.
Read the full article here: NY Times article

What is especially exciting about this is the fact that our very own Dr. Henk Postma is working on graphene related research right here at CSUN.
See his website for more information: Dr. Postma's website

Community

SPS Feeds

Exotic particles with four or more quarks

08/29/2014 10:19 AM

The familiar denizens of the particle zoo are made of two or three quarks, but particle theory allows for states comprising any number of those fundamental particles. Finally, after decades of searching, tetraquarks seem to have been spotted.

A new era of nuclear test verification

08/29/2014 10:19 AM

The global network of sensors commissioned to monitor compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty has proven capable of that task and more.

SPS Movie Nights

Time and location: 8:00pm in the Bianchi Planetarium
(north of the science buildings, across from the Student Union.)

Next movie: TBD (Fall 2011)