Entries by Warren Rogers

Cosmic Muon Research

Cosmic muons are produced high in earth’s atmosphere by collision of nuclei of air molecules by high-energy primary cosmic rays.  Many of these muons make it to earth’s surface before decaying into electrons.  We have developed an 8-detector system to measure the trajectories of these cosmic muons to produce a 2-dimensional color map of the […]

Dr. Warren Rogers awarded APS Prize

Dr. Warren Rogers, Blanchard Chair and Professor of Physics, was awarded the 2018 American Physical Society’s Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution.  You can see the IWU announcement here.  and the announcement on the APS webpage here.  The citation on his prize reads “for his essential contribution to the exploration […]