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“Bang” of first moment of dying star captured by Kepler Supernova Experiment

December 06, 2018 • Categories: News

Peter Garnavich 250Peter Garnavich

The data collected by the Kepler space telescope from this nearest and brightest supernova, combined with data from ground-based satellites, resulted from an experiment first proposed by Notre Dame physicist Peter Garnavich.

Second annual COSE-JAM to be held December 7

December 05, 2018 • Categories: News

Dome In Winter 250

COSE-JAM highlights the achievements of graduate students and postdoctoral trainees. The event helps them foster interdisciplinary research and interactions, develop presentation and mentoring skills, and obtain advice on career development.

Notre Dame Stories: Star of wonder

December 04, 2018 • Categories: News

In this episode: Star of wonder.

The Gospel account of St. Matthew includes a peculiar episode: Magi or wise men who followed a star to the place of Jesus’ birth. A Notre Dame astrophysicist details the astronomical phenomenon he believes led them to Bethlehem.

Originally published by Andy Fuller at news.nd.edu

What and When Was the Christmas Star? Program December 7 and 9

November 30, 2018 • Categories: News

Physicist Grant Mathews will share the astrophysical details about the well-documented Christmas Star. Was it a comet, a nova, a supernova, or a planet alignment? And who were the wise men from the East?

This event is free and open to the public, though it is ticketed. For tickets, please visit: nd-dvt.eventbrite.com

Notre Dame astrophysicist to appear on Science Channel program Nov. 19

November 15, 2018 • Categories: News

Justin Crepp

Justin R. Crepp, associate professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, will appear in Monday’s (Nov. 19) episode of “Space’s Deepest Secrets.” The hour-long program airs weekly at 10 p.m. Eastern on the Science Channel.

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Events

Fri Dec 7, 2018

Colleges of Science and Engineering Joint Annual Meeting (COSE-JAM)

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Jordan Hall of Science

Colleges of Science and Engineering Joint Annual Meeting (COSE-JAM)

December 7, 2018
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Jordan Hall of Science


The second annual COSE-JAM is an event for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in science and engineering to share their original research in poster or oral format. The all-day event also consists of podium presentations, a lunchtime panel discussion, and opportunities for networking.…

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

What & When Was the Christmas Star?

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
DVT in Jordan Hall of Science

What and When Was the Christmas Star?

Presented by Prof. Grant Mathews

Free, but ticketed event. See flyer for more details.…

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Sun Dec 9, 2018

What & When Was the Christmas Star?

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DVT in Jordan Hall of Science

What and When Was the Christmas Star?

Presented by Prof. Grant Mathews

Free, but ticketed event. See flyer for more details.…

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Mon Dec 10, 2018

Final Exams: December 10-14

All Day
University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Final Exam Week

December 10-14…

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Wed Jan 23, 2019

Physics Colloquium: Dr. Rebecca Jensen-Clem

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
118 Nieuwland Science Hall

Title TBA

Dr. Rebecca Jensen-Clem
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Astronomy
UC Berkeley

Hosted by Prof. Crepp

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Posted In: Colloquia

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