The photo shows the Milky Way galaxy is surrounded by a halo of stars, as simulated in this image (courtesy of Annika Peter, CCAPP).
Professor Andrew Heckler was surprised in his classroom on Friday February 16, by President Michael Drake, Provost Bruce McPheron and others from ASC, Physics and the Alumni Association to notify him that he has been selected as a recipient of the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching. Pi
Professor Mohit Randeria is lead PI on a new grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) entitled: “Skyrmions in B20 and Oxide Heterostructures: A Platform for New Magnetic Memory”
Assistant Professor Comert Kural has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Development Award for his research proposal titled “Spatiotemporal Regulation of Clathrin-mediated Endocytosis”.
Professor Jim Beatty is in Antarctica at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station working to recover the Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna IV (ANITA-IV) payload.
Professor Lou DiMauro has recently been named as a member of the Board on Physics and Astronomy at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine for a term ending in June 2020. The Board on Physics and Astronomy (BPA) seeks to inform the government and the public