NANOGrav finds possible ‘first hints’ of low-frequency gravitational wave background
In data gathered and analyzed over 13 years, the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves Physics Frontiers Center, featuring researchers from the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy, has found an intriguing low-frequency signal that may be attributable to gravitational waves.
WVU students lead upgrades to Green Bank Telescope
A team of WVU physics and astronomy students helped create a new radio camera for the Green Bank Telescope, the first of its kind in the U.S.
Three WVU alumni awarded Fulbright Scholarships
Three WVU alumni will teach English abroad next year after being awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, allowing them to develop cross-cultural competency, as well as skills to further their career goals.
Katherine Johnson scholarship aids African American students pursuing math, science degrees at WVU
Experience, guidance and community
Thirteen first-year college students, including four enrolled in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, connected with WVU in July for a virtual summer camp to get a head start on their college experiences.
Uncovering the invisible universe
Physicist Sean McWilliams has created an exact mathematical formula to explain the gravitational wave signals that have been observed from colliding black holes, which serve as a key validation of Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
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!