View some of the Physics Department’s upcoming and past events.


Physics Phestival - Thursday, November 16:

2023 URC Summer Research Opportunities presented by our physics faculty:

Dan Snowden-Ifft:TBA

Janet Scheel: Rayleigh-Benard Convection

Sabrina Stierwalt: Oxy Galaxy Group

Schrödinger's Chats:

Thursday, November 16th 

Hameetman Science Center Room 124 @12pm

Schrödinger's Chats are fun and casual gatherings for Oxy students, faculty, and staff to mingle and schmooze.  A safe and welcoming environment to discuss physics, share your favorite physics joke — or drop esoteric physics terminology.  Don't worry: you're amongst friends! This event is open to all. Grab your lunch or snack on the light spread of goodies we will have available--You need not be a physics major to join us!

Each Chat includes an informal 10-15 minute presentation on any physics topic of interest to the presenter — or to you!  Please submit questions: 

Click here to ask us questions!

Past Events:

Remsen Bird Talk by Dr. Brian Siana, UC Riverside - September 10, 2020:


Physics Department Open House - September 16, 2020:


Video by Professor Janet Scheel showing turbulent convection in a cell with liquid mercury (referenced in Fall Open House event):

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