"Christmas Star" to be visible this holiday season
On Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, the two largest planets in the solar system, Jupiter and Saturn, will appear closer to each other in a great conjunction that some are calling a "Christmas star." It's been almost 400 years since the two planets were this close and 800 since they were visible in the night sky.
Physics, Mathematics double major honored for excelling in the classroom and community
Requarth Observatory offers glimpse of the Red Planet
Skywatchers on Oct. 13 were treated to an extraordinary site as Planet Mars reached opposition.
During opposition, Mars, Earth and the sun form a straight line, with Earth in the middle. As a result, the planet appears bigger, brighter and redder than usual, not reaching this close to Earth again until 2035.
Millikin professor's research lands cover of Journal of Applied Physics
Millikin University welcomes President of National Society of Black Physicists
Composing Teams that are Out of this World
NASA and its international partners are planning to send humans to Mars in the 2030s. Mission to Mars will challenge the frontiers of human collaboration as the crew lives and works in an extreme environment including prolonged isolation and confinement for the two-and-a-half year journey. Who should go on this journey? How will NASA build a team that can excel in this extreme environment?
MU student to work with nuclear pharmacists at Decatur Memorial Hospital
Millikin University physics and mathematics double major Marshall Youngblood has been named the recipient of the Summer 2018 Clinical Nuclear Science Fellowship at Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH).