CSUSM NewsCenter (Physics)

2018
June
25,
2018
Jesus Perez wasn’t always heavily involved in the physics community at Cal State San Marcos. But joining the Society of Physics Students changed that. After joining SPS, Jesus started attending conferences and participating in physics events on ca...
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May
03,
2018
It was more than just sending a balloon up into the air. This balloon was filled with 5 kilos of helium and carried a payload of sensors and an ionization chamber measuring cosmic radiation, acceleration, wind speed, air pressure, temperature, and mo...
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2017
February
21,
2017
Take a tour of the multi-wavelength universe as renowned astrophysicist Dr. Summer Ash highlights exciting new findings during her presentation “The Invisible Universe: Seeing What Our Eyes Can’t,” hosted by Cal State San Marcos’ Department of Physic...
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January
30,
2017
Three Cal State San Marcos faculty members from the College of Science and Mathematics are principal investigators on a $6 million grant awarded in September to provide foundational funding for the University's engineering program. Here's a closer...
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January
30,
2017
Cal State San Marcos may still be in the process of starting its engineering program, but its students have long been showing how their physics and computer science learning translates at the University’s annual Robot Expo. The latest installment ...
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January
24,
2017
Jesus Perez was on his way to an early-morning summer school math class last June when he received an email from the U.S. Department of Energy. Jesus, an applied physics major at Cal State San Marcos, knew the email’s content would detail whether ...
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2016
November
07,
2016
Denise Garcia can remember a time when she had to work to get faculty to participate in an open house for the North San Diego County Bridges to the Future Program. But, as a recent open house showed, those days are long in the past. Nearly two ...
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October
06,
2016
Gerardo Dominguez began his college career as an engineering major before switching to physics. But some two decades later, engineering is back on his radar. Dominguez, an associate professor of physics at Cal State San Marcos, is the project d...
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October
06,
2016
Cal State San Marcos’ College of Science and Mathematics enjoyed great success with its first “STEM In Your Backyard: Vista Village” event in March. It proved so successful, in fact, that it has become a biannual event. The second annual STEM I...
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September
27,
2016
Frontiers in Science (FIS), a scientist speaker series, kicks off its fall series on Sept. 29 with a session featuring three Cal State San Marcos undergrads who did summer research with faculty in physics, biology and chemistry. FIS seminars explo...
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September
15,
2016
Edward Price recalls sitting in most of his classes while somebody lectured to him when he was a student. “We have a lot of evidence now that that’s not a very effective way for people to learn science, and physics in particular,” said Price, a pr...
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September
09,
2016
Despite his best efforts, Justin Perron still hasn’t quite fully immersed himself in the Southern California lifestyle after growing up in Canada and spending his college years in the Northeast. He’s got the surfboard. He just hasn’t had an opport...
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2015
December
14,
2015
Rising to the challenge of putting scientific theory into motion, physics and computer science students at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will be presenting the culminations of their imaginative innovations at the eighth annual Robot ...
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2014
December
09,
2014
In the December 2014 issue of the journal Nature Communications, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Assistant Professor Gerardo Dominguez, along with a team of world-renowned researchers from the University of California, San Diego; the U...
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June
26,
2014
A classroom in Science Hall 2 underwent a major renovation that transformed the space into new laboratories to benefit undergraduate learning and faculty research in physics, thanks to a $60,000 gift from Hunter Industries.Applied physics is one of t...
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June
25,
2014
A classroom in Science Hall 2 underwent a major renovation that transformed the space into new laboratories to benefit undergraduate learning and faculty research in physics, thanks to a $60,000 gift from Hunter Industries.Applied physics is one of t...
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