Physics and Astronomy Community Outreach
The Department of Physics and Astronomy engages in an impressive array of impactful community outreach. High school students have discovered pulsars, students statewide compete in robotics competitions, and girls in middle school participate in hands-on workshops. The department has its own planetarium too!
Explore the department's community page
The WVU Planetarium presents free public shows on alternating Friday evenings. The shows
provide a glimpse into the night sky, highlighting the wonders of the universe, its
origins and our place among the cosmos. The observatory is located atop the physics
department and is equipped with a 14-inch Celestron telescope for public viewing
in concert with the planetarium shows.Visit the Planetarium