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Physics & Astronomy hosts spring meeting of the NJ Space Grant Consortium

Join us for a poster session by Space Grant research students and a talk on neutron stars by Prof. Shaon Ghosh.

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Join us for the annual spring meeting of the New Jersey Space Grant Consortium (NJSGC).

This April 28th, the Physics & Astronomy Department at Montclair State University is hosting the annual spring meeting of the NJSGC. The meeting features a poster session where NJSGC student fellows from the past year can present their research. There will also be a 30-minute research talk by MSU physics professor Dr. Shaon Ghosh on his work related to neutron stars.

In addition to supporting a variety of educational service projects, NASA’s Space Grant Program funds fellowships and scholarships for students pursuing STEM careers. The NJSGC and its 22 affiliate institutions are one of 52 Space Grant consortia nationwide. The NJSGC is directed by Prof. Haim Baruh of Rutgers University. More information about the NJSGC can be found on their homepage.


Schedule of events for Annual Spring Meeting of the NJSGC

  • Poster session, Friday, April 28th, 1pm – 4pm, CELS Atrium
  • Research talk, Friday, April 28th, 2pm – 2:40pm, CELS 120,
    Title: Understanding neutron star structure using gravitational-waves and x-rays
    Speaker: Prof. Shaon Ghosh, Montclair State University.

See photos from the talk and poster session, and from the affiliate meeting.