Entries by Warren Rogers

IWU Hosts Oppenheimer Discussion Panel

Indiana Wesleyan University’s Lumen Research Institute hosted an expert panel discussion titled, “J. Robert Oppenheimer: An Evolving Legacy.”  The discussion was recorded and aired on C-SPAN’s “America History TV” series, and is currently available on their website.   President of IWU, Dr. Jon Kulaga hosted the event with Dr. Warren Rogers, Professor and Blanchard Chair of […]

Two National Science Foundation grants awarded to IWU

In Summer 2023 Dr. Rogers was awarded a National Science Foundation “Research at Undergraduate Institutions” (RUI) grant to fund his experimental nuclear physics research program with IWU physics students for an additional three years. In Fall 2023 Dr. Rogers was awarded a “Major Research Instrumentation” (MRI) grant from the National Science Foundation to further his […]

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 […]