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2013 [Volume 11, Number 1]

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  • Welcome Note from the Chair
  • Nanoscience at WKU
  • Applied Physics Institute
  • American Astronomical Society Meeting
  • Science Leadership Network
  • Dr. Humphrey recalls TCNW
  • KAPT-KAS at Morehead
  • Award Winners
  • Physics Olympics
  • Remembering Joe Bastille
  • NASA USLI
  • Commencement

2012 [Volume 10, Number 1]

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  • Welcome from the Chair
  • Comings and Goings
  • Nova Center News
  • Radio Astronomy at WKU
  • Western Kentucky Physics Olympics – Saturday, February 23, 2013
  • Digital Projector Coming to Hardin Planetarium
  • Physics and Astronomy Students Present Research at KAS 2012
  • Society of Physics Students News
  • Student Award Winners for 2012

2011 [Volume 9, Number 1]

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  • Message from the Chair
  • WKU Role in 2011 Physics Nobel Prize
  • Radio Jove, then and now
  • New Faces
  • 2012 Physics Olympics
  • Updates from Research Centers
  • And more...

2010 [Volume 8, Number 1]

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  • Message from the Chair
  • New to the Department
  • NOVA Center Established
  • Balloon Launch Into Near-Space
  • WKU at SESAPS
  • Sigma Pi Sigma 50th Celebration
  • And more...

Fall 2009 [Volume 7, Number 2]

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  • Message from the Chair
  • WKU Receives $2.7 Million Scanning Electron Microscope
  • WKU Students attend Women in Physics Conference WoPHY 2009 at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Physics and Engineering students present at the 20th Annual Argonne Symposium for Undergraduates in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Five Decades of Sigma Pi Sigma at WKU
  • Physics Department Team Attends SPIN-UP Workshop at North Carolina State University
  • 2010 Western Kentucky Physics Olympics – Saturday, February 20th (Green Physics)
  • Upcoming Physics Meetings
  • Annual Department Christmas Party
  • New Faces on the Hill
  • Society of Physics Students

Spring 2009 [Volume 7, Number 1]

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  • Message from the Chair
  • Students Accomplishments
  • New to the Department
  • In and Around the Department
  • News from the API
  • Western Kentucky Physics Olympics 2009

Fall 2007 [Volume 6, Number 1]

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  • Greetings from the Chair
  • Students Highlights
    • International COMSOL Conference
    • APS Division of Nuclear Physics Meeting
    • Argonne National Laboratory
    • Kentucky Academy of Science Conference
    • Summary of Student Awards
  • Faculty Highlights
    • Dr. Harper Named Madole Profesor of Physics
    • Dr. Gelderman Receives University Faculty Award for Public Service
    • Outreach Effort to Prepare Astronomers in Africa
    • Welcome Dr. William Komp
  • Research Highlights
    • API Opens CyberDefense Laboratory
    • SKyTeach Takes Off
    • Telescope Network Goes Global
    • High School Mentorship Activities Go National with CITEAM Project
  • Western Kentucky Physics Olympics 2008
  • Giving Back to the Department
  • A Waves Crossword

Fall 2006 [Volume 5, Number 1]

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  • Greetings from the Chair
  • Students Highlights
    • API Students Help US NAVY in Clean-Up Project
  • Faculty Highlights
    • Dark Energy and The "Nature" of Cosmic Explosions
    • To Be, Or Not To Be... No Longer a Question For Pluto
    • Dark SUSY
  • The 2007 Western Kentucky Physics Olympics
  • A Nuclear Physics Crossword
  • Giving Back to the Department
  • Upcoming Events
  • Alumni Profiles and More...

Fall 2005 [Volume 4, Number 1]

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  • Greetings from the Chair
  • Particle Accelerator
  • Rocket Girl
  • Faculty Retirees
  • New Kid on the Block
  • Student and Teacher Spotlight
  • Latest News and Upcoming Events

Spring 2005 [Volume 3, Number 1]

 

 

  • Greetings from the Chair
  • New Faculty Members, Biophysics, Physics Olympics
  • Faculty Teaching Award
  • Physics Education Research
  • Astrophysics and Space Sciences
  • Applied Physics Institute
  • From the Students

Fall 2003 [Volume 2, Number 1] 

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  • The 2004 Western Kentucky Physics Olympics
  • Greetings from the Chair
  • PELAN Purchased by United Nations
  • Honors for 2003 Graduates
  • McGruder Named McCormack Professor
  • API Gets New Director
  • Thermoacoustics Research
  • Where Do WKU Physics Degrees Lead?
  • Physics Olympics Events

Fall 2001 [Volume 1, Number 1] 

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  • Stopping Terrorists [by Phil Womble]
  • New Old Telescope [by Michael Carini]
  • Physics Scholars Have Outstanding Year [by Doug Harper]
  • Dr. Scott Bonham Begins New Program in Physics Education Research
  • Physics Teachers Alliance Meeting in Planning Stage
  • How to Arrange Tours of Our Facilities or Visits to Your Classroom

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