Physics and Astronomy Club

Welcome to the home page for the Physics and Astronomy Club!

The Physics Club celebrating at the end-of-year picnic.

Celebrating at the end-of-year picnic (2012).


Welcome Back !



Welcome back to another year of Physics and Astronomy! The first meeting showed interest in working on a semester-long project. Come to the next meeting to find out more information. Club Day is coming soon, so look for us out in the quad.

The first star party of the semester has been set for the first Thursday in October. Look below for more information. If you would like to learn how to use our telescopes, contact Lab Tech Tom.

The end-of-year picnic, sponsored by the Physics Club and engineering and physics professors Level and Ankoviak celebrated the transfer of a large number of students to various four-year universities. The food was excellent and the camaraderie was great. It was nice seeing so many students sporting the stylish LPC Physics Club t-shirts. Thanks again to Prof. Level and Prof Ankoviak for their support!



Of course, we are the best club on campus. We are, after all, physics nerd and enginerd wannabes. As a testimony to our greatness:

Bowl Better than Biology Award (Winter 2012) NEW! [picture]

First Place Dodgeball (Fall 2012) NEW!

Most Active Club (2011-12 year)

Second Place Dodgeball (Spring 2012) [picture]

First Place Dodgeball (Fall 2011) [picture]

Best Dressed Dodgeball (Fall 2011) [picture]

Most Valuable Club Member Award to Giann Penalba

We would like to wish the Bio Club luck this semester as they are certain to need it. We heard they are "improving".



Next Meeting

It was decided to hold meetings biweekly. Come to the meetings and share your ideas!

WHEN: 1:00 Thursday, September 12th

WHERE: room 1831



The Physics Club dressed as nerds and dominating dodgeball!

Regular Events and Workshops:

Star Party

The first star gazing event will be held at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 3rd. We will meet in the usual place behind the track with the grass field at the far end of campus. Food will be served for a small fee. Contact Tom for more information.

Electronics Club workshops

The Electronics Club continues to invite all Physics Club members (as well as any LPC student) to their weekly workshops every Friday from 2:30 until 6:00 in room 1831. Beginner's are more than welcome. Bring ideas, projects, or just bring yourself!



President Marcela "World is Flat" Vasquez

Vice President Thomas "Why Kill the Cat" Chan

Treasurer Joel "I Am NOT Related to Her" Vasquez

Secretary Sundeep "I Can Taste the Ether" Brar

Advisors: Professor Kevin Ankoviak, Lab Tech Tom Dodge



Project Manager Tyler "Oppenheimer from the Dead " Hayden


Useful Links

Society of Physics Students

American Physical Society


Interested in Joining?

Some  Physics Club members sporting smoe colorful beanies

Contact: President Marcela somehow?

or lab tech Tom at

or come to our meetings!



Building 1800

Eric Harpell
Physics Faculty

Nan Ho
Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Public Safety Dean

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