Friday's Colloquium: BYU Physics & Astronomy Students

Come join us for a department seminar titled “Three-Minute Thesis Competition” at 12:00 PM.

Researchers invent a quieter airplane toilet

Airplane toilets are loud. For some, they are downright terrifying. But chin up, frequent flyers, because a group of BYU physicists have figured out how to make them quieter.

BYU Top in Addressing Shortage of Physics Teachers

PhysTEC announces the colleges and universities that graduated 5 or more physics teachers in the 2017-2018 academic year.

How Many Earth-Like Planets Exist in the Universe?

A new study from researchers at Brigham Young University and Pennsylvania State University provides the most accurate estimate of the number of Earth-like planets in the universe.

Battle of the Motors

Students in Physics 106 take hands-on learning to a new level, inspired by a classic MIT challenge.

Publication by Richard L. Sandberg

Cinema:Bandit: a visualization application for beamline science demonstrated on XFEL shock physics experiments,” published in Journal of Synchrotron Radiation

APOD: Galaxies in the River

Each day NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) features a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe, and gives a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.