Axions: What can we learn from neutron stars and X-ray astronomy?
Assembly and Binding of E. coli RecO and Record Proteins to SSB-Ct Tails
If Black Holes are Black, Then How Do We See Them?
IMSE Seminar Series - Prof Haider
On Excitations in Technologically Relevant Materials
Scaling in RG Flows of Disordered Quantum Spin Systems
The Nuclear Equation of State
Neutrinos from Heaven to Hell and Beyond
IMSE Seminar Series - Prof. Affatigato
Superconducting fluctuations in non-superconductors: a reinterpretation of an experiment
The Terrestrial Planets of Other Stars
Topological Bootstrap: From Free Fermions to Fractionalization and Fractons
Public Lecture: How to Find an Inhabited Exoplanet
The Life, Death, and Afterlife of GW170817
Physics Family Fun Day
IMSE Seminar Series - Prof. Newkirk
The wellspring of all phases of the kagome quantum antiferromagnet
Engineering Atom-Light Interactions in Photonic Crystal Waveguides
Finding Correlation in Topological Quantum Materials
Physics Research Group Heads to Antarctica to Launch Telescope
It’s going to be a sunny, cold summer this December for scientists headed to Antarctica. McMurdo Station, the continent’s bustling metropolis of roughly 1,000 residents, will be home to researchers hoping to understand more about some of the most exotic phenomena in the universe – neutron stars and black holes.
Cold, Dark Stars Lurking in the Universe Could Act Like Single Giant Atoms
Professor Bhupal Dev was recently interviewed and quoted in an article on LiveScience.
Professor James Buckley received a NASA grant
James Buckley, a professor in the Department of Physics, received a three-year, $962,000 grant from NASA to support the development of a novel imaging calorimeter for gamma ray and cosmic ray studies.
Sutherland, Calogero and Gaudin win 2019 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
Bill Sutherland, BA '63, was one of three theoretical physicists awarded the 2019 Dannie Heineman Prize.
Professor Kenneth Kelton Discusses Materials Through the Ages
Over thousands of years, by trial and error, humankind has learned how to produce superior materials for different types of processing. Physicist Ken Kelton talks about materials through the ages.
Erik Henriksen received an NSF grant
Erik Henriksen, assistant professor of physics, received a $406,000 National Science Foundation grant toward a project titled "Pursuit of quantum spin liquids in exfoliated anti-ferromagnetic insulators." Henriksen was also awarded $69,000 from Zyvex Labs to collaborate on the development of atomically precise fabrication and contactless measurement technology.
Improving Nuclear Detection with New Chip Power
A cross-disciplinary team of chemists and physicists from Washington University in St. Louis is building a better computer chip to improve detection and surveillance for the illegal transport of nuclear materials at U.S. borders.
Demon in the Details of Quantum Thermodynamics
Kater Murch, Associate Professor of Physics, and colleagues find quantum ‘Maxwell’s Demon’ may give up information to extract work
Article on Testing Einstein's Predictions
Professor Krawczynski's article on testing Einstein's predictions for rotating black holes is an Editor's Choice for the August 2018 issue of General Relativity and Gravitation
X-Calibur Telescope Preparing for a Stratospheric Balloon Flight
Professor Henric Krawczynski's group and an international team of scientists and engineers are preparing the X-Calibur telescope for a stratospheric balloon flight launched from McMurdo (Antarctic) in December 2018.
New faculty, Renovations, and more!
Three questions with recent Nobel laureate W. E. Moerner
In 1989, alumnus W. E. Moerner, AB ’75, BS ’75, BS ’75, became the first scientist in the world to measure the light absorption of a single molecule, a task long thought to be impossible. Twenty-five years later in October 2014, Moerner won the Nobel Prize for chemistry for his breakthrough.
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