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Physics & Astronomy Department
March 30, 2020
From 1917 to 2020, thousands gaze up to capture the stars.
August 13, 2019
UMD's Marshall Alworth Planetarium celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo11 Moon Landing on July 20.
May 3, 2019
Professor Sergei Katsev and team prove early oceans were lower in sulfate, leading to stronger greenhouse effect by atmospheric methane.
February 4, 2019
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium has a new director Jessica Herrington and she’s excited to share her ideas with us!
October 23, 2018
Trick or treating just got some out-of-this-world competition for a Halloween night activity.
September 20, 2018
Planetary Scientist Roger Wiens, who named a rock on Mars "Duluth," speaks at UMD on October 10.
August 21, 2018
A UMD student and a faculty member study neutrinos 500 miles apart.
April 4, 2018
UMD student conducts research on Lake Superior and ocean internal tide theory.
January 24, 2018
Primordial oceans had oxygen 250 million years before the atmosphere.
August 7, 2017
Experience the Solar Eclipse on August 21.