Research – Scientific

  • A Beamline for Schools

    PHYSICS Students – If you want to go on an all expenses paid trip to the CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, and work on Physics experiments that you design, create, and perform, here’s your chance!!!

    You are invited to participate in the CERN’s high school Physics competition. Please see the link to the CERN competition found HERE, or paste this URL into your web browser:

    High school students are invited to work in teams of 5 or more, with a teacher sponsor, and submit a “simple, creative experiment” by midnight, CET (“Central European Time”), i.e. 5. p.m. our time, on March 31. [Remember, they are 7 hrs. ahead of us!]

    The team proposal must be in English and up to 1,000 words (no larger than 2 MB pdf). The video must be no more than 1 minute long. Younger students may join teams, but only students age 16 or older may go to Geneva, Switzerland.

    If you want to join a team, but don’t know others who are interested, please contact the Department of Academic Innovation at 817-245-1133 or, and the Academic Innovation Dept. will assist you in joining a team.

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    STEM Students – Would you like to participate in real scientific research that can make a difference in tomorrow’s world in a university lab setting?

    The TCU Department of Physics & Astronomy offers high school students the chance to participate in journal-worthy research projects through its Research Apprentices Program (RAP). The program targets strong achievers who are high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. For more information on this program, please visit: Research Apprentices Program or paste this URL into your web browser,