2023 SPS Chapter Research Award Recipients

The following SPS chapters have received Chapter Research Awards to fund chapter research projects. The awards provide calendar year grants to support local chapter activities that are deemed imaginative and likely to contribute to the strengthening of the SPS program. The awards are funded by generous donations from members of the SPS and Sigma Pi Sigma community.

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"The Fundial: Fostering Community Through Guiding Principles of Physics"

Our First Radio Telescope

"Photodegradation and Environmental Stability of Microencapsulated Thermochromic Materials for Energy Saving Applications"

Introductory Astronomy Research

From Ideas to Orbit: Fabrication and Assembly of Custom Satellite Hardware

"Abnormal Shadow Distributions from Relativistic Light Sources"