Research

Physicists are always busy working on research into new and exciting areas of science, and the faculty and students of CSUN are no different.
Click one of the links below to read more about faculty and student research projects affiliated with SPS.



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Making the Moon

11/01/2014 06:00 AM

It’s likely that our Moon emerged from a giant collision between Earth and a body the size of Mars. But getting that story, or any other, to fully square with the evidence has proven difficult.

Cracking mud, freezing dirt, and breaking rocks

11/01/2014 06:00 AM

The crack patterns in dried mud, permafrost, and lava columns exhibit subtle variations on simple physics.

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)