News & Announcements
Observatory status: Our star parties have resumed! We gather every Wednesday evening (weather permitting).
Call 58-SPACE (801-587-7223) after 7 p.m. for more information.
As society moves towards a renewable energy future, it’s crucial that solar panels convert light into electricity as efficiently as possible. Some state-of-the-art solar cells are close to the theoretical maximum of efficiency—and physicists from the University of Utah and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin have figured out a way to make them even better.
In recognition of her ability to “create, navigate, and graduate” physics students, the University of Utah Academic Advising Community has named Cyri Dixon, undergraduate advisor for the Physics and Astronomy Department, as the Outstanding New Academic Advisor for 2021.