Upcoming Dates
  • May 13: Spring Semester ends
  • May 13: Graduation
  • May 29: Memorial Day
  • Jun 5: Summer Semester begins
  • Jul 29: Summer Semester ends
  • Aug 21: Fall Semester begins
  • Oct 12–Oct 13: Fall Break
  • Dec 16: Fall Semester ends
News from the Chair

UNM Physics Day 2017
Saturday, April 8

UNM Physics Day

Please join us for a day at Physics and Astronomy filled with oral and poster presentations by undergraduates from a range of universities. Tours of the Campus Observatory, different Research Labs, and the Center for Advanced Research Computing (CARC) are also on the schedule. Registration deadline: March 15.

Read more and either register or submit your abstract online

News from the Chair Dr. Allahverdi

Rouzbeh Allahverdi Chosen for APS Journal Award

Congratulations to Rouzbeh Allahverdi, winner of the 2017 Physical Review Outstanding Referee Award.

This lifetime award, instituted in 2008, recognizes scientists who have been exceptionally helpful in assessing manuscripts for publication in APS journals.

Read more about this award and previous recipients.


Upcoming Events


Fri 3/24, 4:00PM in Room 125, John Huth, Wave Piloting in the Marshall Islands

Other Events:

Thu 3/23, 11:00AM in Room 190, Dr. Pauli Kehayias of Harvard University, Paleomagnetism Studies with Nitrogen-Vacancy Defect Centers in Diamond

Thu 3/23, 2:00PM in Room 190, Mark Gorski (UNM), Ammonia Thermometry, Water and Methanol Masers in Star Forming Galaxies


Physics & Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Science center

A digital rendering of what the future Physics & Astronomy and Interdisciplinary Science center may look like

A new facility will help UNM researchers and students change the world

New Mexicans approved a General Obligation Bond C package. The facility could be completed by 2019


Interactive Astronomy Apps

Javascript apps

9 Educational Apps

Written by Kevin Dilts for the Astro 101 Lab, these free interactive javascript apps illustrate common astronomy concepts. Enjoy!

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