Mission & Goals

The mission of the Center for Space Physics is to promote and foster space physics research at Boston University, and to provide a central base for that research, including the teaching of space physics.

Goals of the Center for Space Physics:

  • to create an intellectual atmosphere conducive to the exploration and exchange of new ideas
  • to provide a formal link between research groups in the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences
  • to promote open collaboration among students, post-docs, and faculty from the various departments pursuing space science research at Boston University.
  • to increase external sponsorship for space physics research.
  • to provide faculty members and staff the opportunity to pool resources in large, collaborative projects that can further support space physics research