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Photo by Andrew Wigdor/ Assistant News Editor Story by Ryan Miller/ Contributing Writer After a week of cramming for midterms, MTSU’s Physics and Astronomy Department will start fall break with this month’s First-Friday Star Party for students, faculty and members of the community. This year’s educational series of First-Friday Star Parties began on the first Friday in September, …

By Blake Jennings Staff writer At 56 and with stark silver hair, physics professor and former NASA engineer, Eric Klumpe (kloom-pa) conveys a youthful and laid-back presence. “Hey dude,” he can be heard saying, sporting a Northface vest, black glasses and a likable, wry smirk. His small, rectangular office space resembles a meeting ground shared …

By Blake Jennings Staff writer At 56 and with stark silver hair, physics professor and former NASA engineer, Eric Klumpe (kloom-pa) conveys a youthful and laid-back presence. “Hey dude,” he can be heard saying, sporting a Northface vest, black glasses and a likable, wry smirk. His small, rectangular office space resembles a meeting ground shared …