Exhibits

Hawkeyes in Space: UI Physics, Past and Present

Thursday, September 8, 2016 to Sunday, May 14, 2017

Have you ever wondered about the universe beyond our planet? For decades, scientists in the Department of Physics and Astronomy have worked to solve the mysteries of space. Join them on this journey for answers as we explore space science research at Iowa. Marvel at the rich history of the department, from the Van Allen era to the present, understand the physics behind space phenomena like aurorae, and discover what’s on the horizon for today’s Hawkeyes in Space.

CONNECTED: The Internet of Everyday Things

Thursday, January 26, 2017 to Sunday, May 21, 2017

Smart houses, smart watches, smart cookware, smart streetlights—more and more objects and aspects of our daily lives are connected to or conducted on the Internet. What does it mean to people and businesses to have these everyday devices connected to ourselves and also to each other? Find out more about the beneifts and challenges of the “Internet of Things” in this brand-new exhibit at the Old Capitol Museum.

This exhibit is part of Our Lives Online, the spring 2017 theme semester.