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BYU researchers help discover massive exoplanet

BYU researchers help discover massive exoplanet

Clement Gaillard spent three or four nights a week operating BYU’s Orson Pratt Observatory telescope in the summer of 2015. On the night of June 23, the physics undergrad pointed the telescope toward a star more than a thousand light years away, recording meticulous...
Measuring a Quintillion Photons at the Speed of Light

Measuring a Quintillion Photons at the Speed of Light

An individual could travel around the world more than seven times in a single second if moving at the speed of light. That’s pretty fast. A beam of light used in physics professors Michael Ware and Justin Peatross’s quantum-physics experiment can contain...
Making the MOST Out of Mathematical Thinking

Making the MOST Out of Mathematical Thinking

Teachers need to take advantage of key moments in a classroom, and Professors Keith Leatham and Blake Peterson have been working to pinpoint these significant teachable moments in the classroom. “My colleague Blake Peterson and I, for years, have had conversations...