Department of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy


Astronauth Frederich Gregory to visit Clemson. He will present a lecture 9/26/14 at 1:30 in the Student Senate Chambers and present the Astronaut Scholarship to John Farmer at CU/UnC football game. 

Sean Brittain and collaborators found evidence of forming planets.

Emil Alexov's work sheds ligh on the physics of disease

Fourth annual P&A Research Symposium, 18 Aug in the Madren Center (all day).

The latest issue of our department newsletter is now available here: Schrödinger’s Tiger - Spring 2014.

John Farmer, a Junior Physics major, is a winner of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

SC Governor's Award for Excellence in Scientific Research --  Congratulations to Apparao Rao who has won the 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. The award was presented 1 May in Columbia, SC.

See our 2014 Student Award winners.

Antony Valentini's work is featured in the 29 March New Scientist cover story.

Public Shows in the Planetarium -- Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Contact the department (864) 656-3416 for reservations.

Three post-doctoral fellowships in Biology of Human Diseases. The Departments of Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, and Genetics and Biochemistry at Clemson University are seeking three exceptionally talented new investigators, who hold a PhD in relevant fields. This unique opportunity exists for PhD graduates and postdoctoral fellows with a special interest in “The biology of human diseases: mechanisms, diagnosis, and personalized medicine”, who aspire to become tenure track faculty in the near future.  More information is available here.

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