Physics & Astronomy News

Monday, June 24, 2013 In an NPR interview Professor Andrea Ghez explains how adaptive optics systems can revolutionize earthbound astronomy. Read More
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Physics major Nora Brackbill and Astrophysics major Carina Cheng were among the winners of the 2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Read More
Monday, April 22, 2013 Roberto Peccei's Physical Sciences Annual Colloquium lecture "The Matter-antimatter Asymmetry of the Universe" can be viewed online. Read More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 John Miao, Chien-Chun Chen, Chun Zhu and collaborators have produced 3D images of structural defects inside a platinum nanoparticle at atomic resolution. Read More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Professor Eric Hudson and colleagues have pioneered a technique for cooling molecules that may provide a stepping stone to quantum computing. Read More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 In a breakthrough, Professor David Cline and researcher Xiaoping Ding have established that an electron beam can be accelerated by a laser in free space. Read More
Friday, February 15, 2013 Rahul Roy, Assistant Professor of Physics, has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Sloan Research Fellowship for recognition of outstanding scholarship. Read More
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Astronomy professor Steven Furlanetto and colleague Abraham Loeb have written a new book, "The First Galaxies in the Universe," now available. Read More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 The Scientist highlights John Miao’s pioneering work on extending X-ray crystallography to allow structural determination of non-crystalline specimens. Read More
Friday, January 11, 2013 Wes Campbell has been awarded a prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Research Program grant for exceptional ability and promise in basic research. Read More