These incoming freshmen had the opportunity to stand amongst a local legend, Dr. Tatiana Erukhimova, for Fish Camp 2019 #HakunaTatiana
Dozens of children, parents and faculty had a blast watching Dr. Tatiana Erukhimova perform physics demonstrations at the Mounce Public Library. (Photo Credit: The Eagle)
Peter Brown and Yaswant Devarakonda coordinated build-your-own-telescope workshops at the Mounce Public Library, sponsored by our Climate and Diversity Committee. (Photo credit: The Eagle)
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Professor Bhaskar Dutta has been awarded the Mitchell-Heep Chair in High Energy Physics. He succeeds Dimitri Nanopoulos, the inaugural holder of this Chair. Professor Dutta is one of the theorists leading the search for new fundamental particles and Dark Matter.
The Texas A&M Foundation has selected Dr. Edward S. Fry, distinguished professor and associate head for development in the Texas A&M University Department of Physics and Astronomy, as recipient of the 2019 Partner in Philanthropy Faculty Award.
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is home to internationally leading research in astronomy, atomic physics, quantum optics, condensed matter physics, high energy physics, nuclear physics, and related areas. We offer our students a variety of graduate and undergraduate degree options. Many more students from all disciplines receive basic training in sciences in our our state-of-art teaching facilities. Our department is committed to giving back to society through our numerous outreach events.