How colliding neutron stars could shed light on universal mysteries
An important breakthrough in how we can understand dead star collisions and the expansion of the universe has been made by an international team that includes researchers from the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Eberly College announces first three Woodburn Fellows
The Eberly College Dean’s Office has announced the first cohort of Woodburn Fellowship recipients, whose two-year terms start in August 2020.
Eberly College announces 2019-2020 outstanding student awards
Congratulations to our outstanding seniors and graduate assistants for 2019-2020!
WVU offers all biology, chemistry and physics labs online this summer
WVU's Eberly College is ahead of many other universities across the country in offering all biology, chemistry and physics labs online this summer. This is the first time WVU has offered all basic labs online.
Celebrating the past, present and future of space science
Professor of Physics Paul Cassak is among a select group of scientists tackling grand challenges in space in a new series from the American Geophysical Union.
In a nearby galaxy, a fast radio burst unravels more questions than answers
For more than a decade, astronomers across the globe have wrestled with the perplexities of fast radio bursts — intense, unexplained cosmic flashes of energy, light years away, that pop for mere milliseconds.
WVU astronomers help detect the most massive neutron star ever measured
West Virginia University researchers have helped discover the most massive neutron star to date, a breakthrough uncovered through the Green Bank Telescope in Pocahontas County.