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Here. There. Everywhere.

An online site to accompany the traveling exhibit from NASA, Chandra X-ray Observatory at Harvard, and the Smithsonian.

Astronomy at Wayne State University

Department of Physics & Astronomy

Contact Information

Department of Physics & Astronomy
Wayne State University
135 Physics Bldg
Phone: 313-577-2721
Fax: 313-577-3932
Email: ad5541@wayne.edu

About the Department

WSU has a well-established planetarium and roof-top observatory.  Faculty members teach a wide range of physics and astronomy courses, and many conduct research in astrophysics or the closely related fields of nuclear and particle physics. The K-12 NASA/SEMAA (Science Engineering Mathematics Aerospace Academy) is a long established program at Wayne State and provides excellent outreach and educational activities for B.A. astronomy students.

WSU Planetarium

The Wayne State University planetarium (http://planetarium.wayne.edu/about/index.php) is proud to feature a new state-of-the-art Spitz High Definition Digital System for presentation of modern planetarium shows. Learn about the planets, our Solar System, stars, galaxies, and other wonders of the Universe. Be dazzled by one of our amazing fulldome films.

 

Chandra X-Ray Observatory

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Podcasts from the Exhibition

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Star Talk Radio

Star talk radio is a show hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the head of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City.

Science Daily: Astronomy

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Science Daily: Solar System News

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Star Struck Newsfeed

StarStruck, from National Geographic, invites you to discover the cosmos and go behind the scenes of space exploration. Also learn what's coming up in your night sky.

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