There are many possibilities for students to engage in physics projects at UAA---usually for credit, sometimes for cash, always for fun! The Physics 498 course allows students to earn from 1 to 6 credits working with UAA faculty members who do research in astronomy, astrophysics, neutrino physics, nonlinear dynamics, particle physics, and plasma physics/fusion energy. Also, there is always a demand for people who would like to help create new physics lecture demonstrations. If you are interested, talk to your favorite faculty member about the possibilities.
News: IceCube awarded the 2013 Breakthrough of the Year
Dec. 12, 2013The IceCube project has been awarded the 2013 Breakthrough of the Year by the British magazine Physics World The Antarctic observatory has been selected for making the first observation of cosmic neutrinos, but also for overcoming the many challenges of creating and operating a colossal detector deep under the ice at the South Pole.
The IceCube Collaboration Project, Published in Science Magazine
Nov. 21, 2013
UAA researcher involved in global IceCube Collaboration