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Scientists think there may be meteorites in this Missouri pasture

Scientists think there may be meteorites in this Missouri pasture

Investigating water ice, space weathering on the Moon

Investigating water ice, space weathering on the Moon

Center for Teaching and Learning Unveils 2019 Emerson Award Honorees

Center for Teaching and Learning Unveils 2019 Emerson Award Honorees

Kip Thorne explores the warped side of the universe

Kip Thorne explores the warped side of the universe

Space on Tap!

Space on Tap!

A Newly Seen Quantum Symmetry Can Lead To Insights To The Workings Of The Universe

A Newly Seen Quantum Symmetry Can Lead To Insights To The Workings Of The Universe

Complex energies, quantum symmetries

Complex energies, quantum symmetries

Brain tunes itself to criticality, maximizing information processing

Brain tunes itself to criticality, maximizing information processing

Brian Rauch received a NASA grant

Brian Rauch received a NASA grant

New Major in Astrophysics

New Major in Astrophysics

Henric Krawczynski appointed Wayman Crow Professor

Henric Krawczynski appointed Wayman Crow Professor

Center for Quantum Sensors awarded NSF Quantum Leap Challenge seed grant

Center for Quantum Sensors awarded NSF Quantum Leap Challenge seed grant

Nowak shares Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Nowak shares Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Michael Nowak received a grant from the Smithsonian Institution

Michael Nowak received a grant from the Smithsonian Institution

Willem Dickhoff received an NSF grant

Willem Dickhoff received an NSF grant

The Flight of X-Calibur

The Flight of X-Calibur

Buckley Received a NASA Grant

Buckley Received a NASA Grant

Carlsson Received an NSF Grant

Carlsson Received an NSF Grant

Characterizing the ‘arrow of time’ in open quantum systems

Characterizing the ‘arrow of time’ in open quantum systems

Manel Errando - Assistant Professor of Physics

Manel Errando - Assistant Professor of Physics

The fractal brain, from a single neuron’s perspective

The fractal brain, from a single neuron’s perspective

VERITAS

VERITAS

Journal of Chemical Physics - Editor's Pick

Journal of Chemical Physics - Editor's Pick

What will you remember, and what's next?

What will you remember, and what's next?

A quantum launch

A quantum launch

Excellence in Teaching Award in Science

Excellence in Teaching Award in Science

Manel Errando received NASA award

Manel Errando received NASA award

Cliff Will wins the 2019 Albert Einstein Medal

Cliff Will wins the 2019 Albert Einstein Medal

Research Professor Michael Nowak was awarded two grants

Research Professor Michael Nowak was awarded two grants

Studying the small to understand the big

Studying the small to understand the big

SuperTIGER and X-Calibur

SuperTIGER and X-Calibur

Physics Students Win National Recognition

Physics Students Win National Recognition

Carl Bender Received Humboldt Research Award

Carl Bender Received Humboldt Research Award

Olga Pravdivtseva received a NASA grant

Olga Pravdivtseva received a NASA grant

Physics Research Group Heads to Antarctica to Launch Telescope

Physics Research Group Heads to Antarctica to Launch Telescope

Cold, Dark Stars Lurking in the Universe Could Act Like Single Giant Atoms

Cold, Dark Stars Lurking in the Universe Could Act Like Single Giant Atoms

Professor James Buckley received a NASA grant

Professor James Buckley received a NASA grant

Professor Kenneth Kelton Discusses Materials Through the Ages

Professor Kenneth Kelton Discusses Materials Through the Ages

Erik Henriksen received an NSF grant

Erik Henriksen received an NSF grant

Improving Nuclear Detection with New Chip Power

Improving Nuclear Detection with New Chip Power

Demon in the Details of Quantum Thermodynamics

Demon in the Details of Quantum Thermodynamics

Article on Testing Einstein's Predictions

Article on Testing Einstein's Predictions

X-Calibur Telescope Preparing for a Stratospheric Balloon Flight

X-Calibur Telescope Preparing for a Stratospheric Balloon Flight

Washington People: Martin Israel

Washington People: Martin Israel

Alex Meshik Received a NASA Award

Alex Meshik Received a NASA Award

Flavor of the Moment

Flavor of the Moment

Ryan Ogliore received a NASA grant

Ryan Ogliore received a NASA grant

Professor James Miller discusses constructing a class from curiosity to course listings ...

Professor James Miller discusses constructing a class from curiosity to course listings ...

Congratulations to Professor Martin Israel the recipient of the 2018 Dean's Medal ...

Congratulations to Professor Martin Israel the recipient of the 2018 Dean's Medal ...

Prof Li Yang has been selected into the name list of the world’s most impactful scientific researchers by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) ...

Prof Li Yang has been selected into the name list of the world’s most impactful scientific researchers by Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) ...

Professor Erik Henriksen: New view on electron interactions in graphene ...

Professor Erik Henriksen: New view on electron interactions in graphene ...

Brian Rauch has received continued support from NASA for particle astrophysics research with the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna.

Brian Rauch has received continued support from NASA for particle astrophysics research with the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna.

Professor Kater Murch has been selected as 2018 Cottrell Scholar ...

Professor Kater Murch has been selected as 2018 Cottrell Scholar ...

Professor Willem Dickhoff ... Reaching for Neutron Stars ...

Professor Willem Dickhoff ... Reaching for Neutron Stars ...

Professor Kater Murch and Rochester scientists discuss a bit of a quantum magic trick ...

Professor Kater Murch and Rochester scientists discuss a bit of a quantum magic trick ...

Prof. Mikhail Tikhonov says Microbiology Needs More Math ...

Prof. Mikhail Tikhonov says Microbiology Needs More Math ...

Prof. James Buckley has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy in support of theoretical and experimental studies in particle physics and cosmology.

Prof. James Buckley has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy in support of theoretical and experimental studies in particle physics and cosmology.

Prof. Kenneth F. Kelton has received a grant from the NSF for a research project titled Fundamental Investigations of Nucleation Processes in Silicate Liquids and Glasses with a Goal of Developing Predictive Models for Glass Formation and Crystallization.

Prof. Kenneth F. Kelton has received a grant from the NSF for a research project titled Fundamental Investigations of Nucleation Processes in Silicate Liquids and Glasses with a Goal of Developing Predictive Models for Glass Formation and Crystallization.

Prof. Li Yang has received a grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research for a research project titled Ferroelectricity, Multiferroics, and Enhanced Magnetoelectric Effect in Single-Atomic Layers.

Prof. Li Yang has received a grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research for a research project titled Ferroelectricity, Multiferroics, and Enhanced Magnetoelectric Effect in Single-Atomic Layers.

Prof. Christine Floss has received NASA support for a project titled Microanalytical Characterization of Presolar Silicate Grains: Constraints on Grain Formation in Stellar Environments and Grain Survival in the Early Solar Nebula.

Prof. Christine Floss has received NASA support for a project titled Microanalytical Characterization of Presolar Silicate Grains: Constraints on Grain Formation in Stellar Environments and Grain Survival in the Early Solar Nebula.

Wash U Researchers prepare to fly device over Antarctica to study space radiation ...

Wash U Researchers prepare to fly device over Antarctica to study space radiation ...

Is nature fundamentally weird?  Mark Alford explains ...

Is nature fundamentally weird? Mark Alford explains ...

Professor Ken Kelton's group catch glass transition in the act ...

Professor Ken Kelton's group catch glass transition in the act ...

Professor Kater Murch is Shaking Schrodinger's Cat ...

Professor Kater Murch is Shaking Schrodinger's Cat ...

Mark Alford and Mairin Hynes share why they became scientists ...

Mark Alford and Mairin Hynes share why they became scientists ...

Professor Carl Bender discusses how to find your one and only ...

Professor Carl Bender discusses how to find your one and only ...

Prof. Kater Murch receives the St. Louis Academy of Sciences 2017 Innovation Award ...

Prof. Kater Murch receives the St. Louis Academy of Sciences 2017 Innovation Award ...

Professor Mark Alford discusses five extreme facts about neutron stars ...

Professor Mark Alford discusses five extreme facts about neutron stars ...

Prof. Carl Bender wins the 2017 Dannie Heinemann Prize for Mathematical Physics ...

Prof. Carl Bender wins the 2017 Dannie Heinemann Prize for Mathematical Physics ...

Prof. Christine Floss has received NASA support for a project Characterizing Comet 81P/Wild 2 with Acfer 094 and Tagish Lake Analog Foils.

Prof. Christine Floss has received NASA support for a project Characterizing Comet 81P/Wild 2 with Acfer 094 and Tagish Lake Analog Foils.

Prof. Ryan Ogliore has received a grant from NASA for a field-emission scanning electron microscope that will be used to analyze samples of comets and asteroids.

Prof. Ryan Ogliore has received a grant from NASA for a field-emission scanning electron microscope that will be used to analyze samples of comets and asteroids.

Congratulations to Prof. James G. Miller who was named the recipient of the 2016 Rayleigh Award at the International Ultrasonics Symposium held this year in Tours, France...

Congratulations to Prof. James G. Miller who was named the recipient of the 2016 Rayleigh Award at the International Ultrasonics Symposium held this year in Tours, France...

Congratulations to Prof. Willem Dickhoff who has received a grant from NSF for a project titled "Green’s Functions and the Nuclear Many-body Problem".

Congratulations to Prof. Willem Dickhoff who has received a grant from NSF for a project titled "Green’s Functions and the Nuclear Many-body Problem".

Prof. Krawczynski’s team is preparing for the launch of the balloon borne X-Calibur experiment to study black holes and neutron stars. Follow the team via a blog with daily updates...

Prof. Krawczynski’s team is preparing for the launch of the balloon borne X-Calibur experiment to study black holes and neutron stars. Follow the team via a blog with daily updates...

Congratulations to Prof. Kater Murch on being awarded a NSF grant to investigate Measurement and Control in Open Quantum Systems ...

Congratulations to Prof. Kater Murch on being awarded a NSF grant to investigate Measurement and Control in Open Quantum Systems ...

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