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Children setting up and launching paper rockets during Physics and Friends on Oct. 6.

Fuera de este mundo

Daniela Imbrett, Traductor October 10, 2023

En el segundo piso de Lind Lecture Hall, los estudiantes, profesores y miembros de la comunidad de Weber State University pueden encontrar el Planetario Ott. "Cuando teníamos el laboratorio de ciencias...

Physics and Friends attendees setting up 
preparing to launch paper rockets.

Ott of this world

Terra Bell, Reporter October 10, 2023

On the second floor of Lind Lecture Hall, Weber State University students, faculty and community members can find the Ott Planetarium. “When we had the science lab up there, students would go up to...

Physics Professor Adam Johnston introducing John Armstrong, the director of the planetarium at WSUs Ogden campus.

The art of the matter

Terra Bell, Reporter February 9, 2023

John Armstrong, a professor of astronomy and physics and the director of Ott Planetarium, discussed the differences and similarities between learning physics and learning the arts in a physics seminar...

The Physics and Astronomy department discusses the James Webb Telescope at Weber State University on Feb. 2. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Saltando más profundamente en el espacio

Addison Weeks February 9, 2022

El departamento de Astronomía y Física se unieron el 2 de febrero para conversar sobre el James Webb Space Telescope. Lanzado el mes pasado, el telescopio es un telescopio infrarrojo de $10 billones...

The three speakers of the seminar gathered to chat about space on Feb. 2. Photo credit: Adam Montgomery

Diving deeper into space

Adam Montgomery February 9, 2022

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Weber State University met on Feb. 2 to discuss the James Webb Space Telescope. Launched in December, the telescope is a $10 billion infrared telescope that allows...

Graduates move their tassles from right to left during graduation in spring 2016. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

A finish line finale

Makayla Geddes November 29, 2021

With finals and graduation fast approaching, it’s easy to get stressed and frazzled. However, there are a number of events and resources that students can use to prepare for and enjoy the end of...

The Ott Planetarium is located in Lind Lecture Hall on the second floor. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

The science of a starry night

Kainoa Nunez January 26, 2019

The Weber State University Department of Physics Public Observatory released announcements for their annual Star Party dates this semester, welcoming students to learn about the night sky. The first...

Photo credit: Zachary Williams

Weber State professor makes astronomical impact

J. Michael Bailey September 8, 2017

Weber State Physics professor and astronomy enthusiast Dr. Stacy Palen has been busy lately with a TEDx appearance, a speech at Astrocon 2017 and a featured spot in a astronomy documentary. Dr....

Physics open house engages community

Tanoya Poulsen October 10, 2015

The top of Weber State University campus was abuzz with excitement on Friday night as students, faculty and the community gathered together for the ninth annual Physics Open House. The Physics Open...

Outreach hosts Science in the Park for children

July 9, 2012

[media-credit id=109 align="alignright" width="300"][/media-credit]While children are out of school for the summer, the Ott Planetarium is hosting Science in the Park to help them learn about science...

Ott Planetarium hosts Science Saturday

November 14, 2011

[media-credit name="Amanda Lewark" align="alignright" width="200"][/media-credit] Many families spent a snowy afternoon at Ott Planetarium’s Science Saturday this weekend. Science Saturday is held...

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