Department of Physics & Astronomy
Wayne State University
135 Physics Bldg
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.
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.
Star talk radio is a show hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the head of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City.
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.