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Quantifying Internal Waves

UMD student conducts research on Lake Superior and ocean internal tide theory.
Canyon Lake

UMD Research Sheds Light on Major Stage of Earth Evolution

Primordial oceans had oxygen 250 million years before the atmosphere

The Path of Totality

Experience the Solar Eclipse on August 21. 

Program Offers Double Duty

New Engineering Physics Degree Launches at UMD.

The Book that Inspired a Career

UMD alumnus Prabhat Bhatterai shapes a multi-country career in physics.
Virtual Reality Demonstration with Kids

Astronomy Day 2017

Saturday, April 22: Free, family-friendly activities to celebrate Astronomy Day and the 50th anniversary of UMD's Alworth Planetarium.

The Science of Problem Solving

Mark Kallevig merges research and competition with his quest for creative answers.

UMD Student Discovers Rare New Galaxy

UMD researchers get a look at a new and extremely rare type of galaxy.
space view

Learn from Chicago Lecturer Without Leaving Duluth

A famous cosmologist, Michael Turner, will make a virtual visit to the UMD Planetarium on May 5. 
umd swenson

UMD Seeking Competitors for Physics Olympiad

Saturday, April 23, is the third annual Duluth Physics Olympiad. 


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