Department of Physics


Asteroid to give Earth a close shave, and USM expert is looking forward to it

Dr. Julie Ziffer, Associate Professor of Physics, spoke with the Bangor Daily News about the asteroid that came 'close' to Earth on February 15, 2013.

Asteroid named for USM Physics Professor

Dr. Ziffer, Assistant Professor of Physics,has been studying and researching asteroids in our Solar System for several years with a focus on asteroids made of ice rather than rock.