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Texas A&M University

2024 Physics & Engineering Festival

April 13, 2024
In-Person Event
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Mitchell Physics Building (MPHY) & Mitchell Institute (MIST)

578 University Drive, College Station, Texas 77843-4242

Every child under 18 years old attending the Festival must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Texas A&M University and any third party participatants do not assume care, custody, and/or control of minors attending the Festival.

The tentative schedule is posted. Please follow the Festival on social media for updates as they occur.

Watch last year's 2023 Festival



This event is sponsored by Halliburton, Marsha L. ’69 and Ralph F. Schilling ’68, Nancy and Robert L. Dunham ’63, Innolight Technology USA Inc., Col. Hal Schade ’67, The College of Arts and Sciences, The Department of Physics and Astronomy, and The George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute For Fundamental Physics and Astronomy. We are grateful to all our donors.

Come Listen to the

Festival Speakers


Dr. Nicholas Suntzeff

Distinguished professor of physics & astronomy at Texas A&M University

Dr. Greg Chamitoff

NASA astronaut and professor of aerospace engineering at Texas A&M University

Dr. Beatriz Villarroel

Associate professor at Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics

Don’t miss the amazing

Science Circus by Rhys Thomas

The Science Circus is a completely entertaining comedy show that teaches the physics of juggling and acrobalance tricks. Because it works on so many levels, people often compare it to a Pixar movie.

Why You Should Join Us


Interactive Science

We will showcase dozens of exciting new demonstrations built by student teams affiliated with our DEEP Program.

Meet Scientists

Texas A&M professors will present fun science demonstrations so participants can interact with world experts.


Participants are encouraged to unleash their inner scientist with demonstrations and talks by asking questions directly with presenters.

Festival Parking


On-Site Parking

For families and/or guests, there will be FREE parking in lots 47 & 50. DO NOT park at local restaurants or you may get towed. Only use on-campus TAMU lots or garages.

Bus Unloading & Parking

Bus drivers or school representatives must call and provide info to TAMU Transportation Services a week before the Festival. Please unload students along Ireland Street.

Not sure where to go? Use our printable map which shows Festival parking locations!

Watch some of Our

Promo Videos


TAMU Physics and Engineering Festival Promo

Real Physics Live Promo

Interactive Demos

Join Us

On-campus for a unique experience

Texas A&M University invites audiences across Texas, the nation and even the world to get up-close and personal with our fun physics and astronomy demonstrations. This is the best way to engage with and learn about science!

See you at our

Amazing Science Event

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Texas A&M University does not assume any supervisory responsibility for minors attending the Festival.

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