The Physics and Astronomy Club (PAC)

The Physics and Astronomy Club (PAC)

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Join the Physics & Astronomy Club on Facebook! Follow the PAC on Instagram! Follow the Physics & Astronomy Department tweets!

The physics is theoretical, but the fun is real.

Join us for nerdy gatherings, problem solving, lab tours, and stargazing trips!


~~Submit Spring 2021 PAC membership application click here ~~
Requirements (for Spring 2021 and social distancing)
1. Attend at least 3 of the Physics and Astronomy department's weekly colloquiums via Zoom
2. Attend weekly club meetings via Zoom every monday at 5:00pm. Zoom info below
          Zoom link click here
          Zoom ID: 452 427 6180
          Zoom Pw: Newton
3. If you have Instagram account, follow our club account @CalStateLAPAC  (optional, we follow back)

Upcoming events:
  • March 11 (Thursday), 2021, 3:05 PM: Physics Weekly Colloquium - Constraining Planet Formation with Directly Imaged Exoplanets
    • Dr. Quinn Konopacky of UC San Diego will be this week's speaker
  • March 14 (Sunday), 2021, 5:00 PM PAC Pi Day Scavenger Hunt submissions closes.
  • March 15 (Monday), 2021, 5:00 PM PAC weekly meeting and commemorationg of Pi Day Winner
  • March 18 (Thursday), 2021, 3:05 PM: Physics Weekly Colloquium - Chaotic Self-Mixing in Active Liquid Crystals
    • Dr. Linda Hurst of UC Merced will be this week's speaker

Spring 2021 Officers

President
Christian A. Coronel
Major: Physics
Minor: Mathematics
Year: Undergrad-Senior  
A photo of Christian A. Coronel wearing a blue shirt with his arms crossed against a natural background.             
 
Vice President
Luis Valencia
Major: Physics
Year: Undergrad-Senior
A photograph of Luis Valencia wearing a hat and a black shirt holding a fish by a lake.  
 
Treasurer
Jayden Butler
Major: Astrophysics
Year: Grad                       

A photograph of Jayden Butler wearing a hat, glasses, and headphones wearing a blue shirt with a black, white, and blue tie against a cream background.

Public Relations
Katherine A. Fong
Major: Physics
Minor: Asian American Studies
Year: Undergrad-Freshman
A photograph of Katherine Fong in a black shirt against a gray background.

Past events:

 

Fall 2020

Physics and Astronomy Club Virtual Introduction - Friday, October 9th, 2020

A screenshot from Zoom for the Physics and Astronomy Club Virtual Introduction.

A screenshot from Zoom for the Physics and Astronomy Club Virtual Introduction.

The Road To Grad School - Friday, November 6th, 2020

A screenshot from the Zoom for The Road to Grad School.

A screenshot from Zoom for the Physics and Astronomy Club Virtual Introduction.

Connecting With The Graduate Resource Center - Friday, November 20th, 2020

The opening slide from the presentation for Connecting WIth The Graduate Resource Center.