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Seminars and Events

Boise State University Department of Physics

Seminar Series

Senior Seminars will be held weekly on Wednesdays starting on March 27.


April 5, 2019  Lecture at 1:30 PM in the Multi Purpose Classroom Building , Room 108

Dr. Margaret Landis, Planetary Science Institute

“Ceres After Dawn”
With it’s discovery in 1801, the dwarf planet Ceres in the asteroid belt was originally considered a planet, and the arrival of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft in 2015 has revolutionized our understanding of this closest dwarf planet to the Sun.

Special Events

First Friday Astronomy Events

Ceres After Dawn

Friday, April 5th, 2019, 7:30pm
Dr.  Margaret Landis,

Planetary Science Institute

With its discovery in 1801, the dwarf planet Ceres in the asteroid belt was originally considered a planet, and the arrival of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft in 2015 has revolutionized our understanding of this closest dwarf planet to the Sun. Join Boise State Physics on April 5th at 7:30pm in the Education Building, room 112 to hear Dr. Margaret Landis of the Planetary Science Institute discuss Ceres.