The James Webb Space Telescope, the scientific successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, is scheduled to launch in the spring of 2020. It is expected to make history as the largest astronomical observatory ever sent into space, and University of Missouri-Kansas City scientists and students will be among those getting the earliest access to it.

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Physics Graduate Student Excels: UMKC’s article on Kameswara Mantha’s research. Read more about it here.


Lauren Higgins recognized as an honorable mention in the 2019 USRA Distinguished Undergraduate Awards. Read more about it here.

Kameswara Bharadwaj Mantha successfully completed his PhD in Physics and Astronomy from UMKC and got featured in the Times of India.


Kameswara Bharadwaj Mantha’s successful PhD completion gets featured in the Hans India Media. Read more here