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13th Annual Arfken Scholar-in-Residence held Nov 5-8
The 2013 Arfken Scholar-in-Residence was Nourredine Melikechi, Professor and Dean, College of Mathematics Natural Sciences and Technology at Delaware State University. Dr. Melikechi is also a member of the Mars Science Laboratory mission, NASA. He met with students and faculty in various research labs, gave the Wednesday seminar and two short courses, and presented a public lecture on "Exploring Martian Rocks and Soils With Single Laser Pulses: A Wonderful Journey of Remote Analysis of a Planetary Surface," to a packed house on Thursday evening. See below for more information on the George and Carolyn Arfken Scholar-in-Residence Series and history.
Kreger Hall to become the new home for Physics
Renovations will transform Kreger Hall into the new home of the Physics Department by the summer of 2014. Changes in teaching methods, growth of the department, and advancements in research necessitate moving to a new home. more
Tutoring and Student Activities in the Physics Department: SPS and Astronomy Club
Remember, Physics is FUN!
The George and Carolyn Arfken Scholar-in-Residence
The George C. Benson Memorial Lecture Series
The 2014 Benson Lecture is planned for March 19, 2014 with Alan M. Nathan of the University of Illinois speaking on the Physics of Baseball. Details are forthcoming.