Friday's Colloquium: BYU Physics & Astronomy Students

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

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.

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.

Publication by David D. Allred, J. Gabriel Richardson, and R. Steven Turley

“Expanding the Far UV Range of Aluminum-Coated Mirrors for Space-Based Observations to Reflect Hydrogen Lyman Lines via Fluoride Multilayers,” published in Conference Proceedings

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.