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News and Announcements

Category: Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Shaon Ghosh

Professor Ghosh awarded $150k NSF grant to connect gravitational waves and electromagnetic astronomy

Shaon Ghosh, an assistant professor in the Physics & Astronomy Department, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant. 

Faculty in the Montclair State University LIGO research group.

Scientists Observe Collisions of Neutron Stars with Black Holes

Three Montclair State professors are part of international team behind first detection of long-sought class of stellar mergers

CSAM graduates at their commencement ceremony with Rocky

CSAM Caps off Week of Commencements

The College held the final commencement exercises for Montclair State University’s Class of 2021!

Casabona Future Scientists Competition Zoom room

Mario M. Casabona Future Scientists Competition Recap

The event, held virtually for the first time, showcased the depth of knowledge and preparedness of our students

Dr. Marc Favata

A roar, a crash and a major scientific tool that was a piece of New Jersey’s roots is gone

Dr. Marc Favata discusses the Arecibo Observatory, a radio telescope in Puerto Rico, that recently collapsed due to damages.

Dr. Galster teaching a class

New and Updated Programs for Fall 2020

CSAM will be adding, updating, and partnering with various programs this Fall

Erika Hamden headshot

Erika Hamden named CSAM Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Erika Hamden is an astrophysicist and role model for STEM professionals.

physics at Yogi Berra Museum

Physics and Sports

The Yogi Berra Museum and the Physics Club hosted a Physics Day for a Middle School from Waldwick NJ. Students encountered many examples of how physics influences sports through demonstrations and interactive experiences.

Erika Hamden, AWIS, AAUW, CSAM, and Physics reps

TED Fellow Erika Hamden Draws a Crowd

Dr. Erika Hamden, Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona, visited the University, had a discussion with students, and gave a lecture.

Feature image for Revealing the Secrets of the Universe

Revealing the Secrets of the Universe

Professor receives NSF grant to help improve performance of future gravitational-wave detectors

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Montclair State launches new Department of Physics and Astronomy

The department provides a new academic home for current physics programs, students, and faculty.

The Fifth Annual Physics and Art Exhibition

Any photographs on themes at the intersection of arts and science are acceptable! Unlimited Entries!