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December 9, 2020
Daniel Seara was selected as a “Rising Star in Soft and Biological Matter” at the University of Chicago. The UChicago Rising Stars in Soft and Biological Matter Symposium is...
Elia Mikhail, Lab Manager - August 6, 1935-November 30, 2020
December 8, 2020
On November 30, 2020 Elia Mikhail who was a technician for physics passed away in Shelton, CT at the age of 85. Elia retired in 2008 after over 40 years working for PHYS 165L...
Researchers work on the assembly of the CUORE experiment before it begins taking data. (Credit: CUORE Collaboration)
December 4, 2020
December 4, 2020 is the 90th anniversary of the neutrino, a mysterious, ghostly particle that passes through most matter in the universe without being affected.    The...
Samuel MacDowell, Professor Emeritus of Physics (March 24, 1929-November 30, 2020)
December 2, 2020
On November 30, 2020, Samuel MacDowell, professor emeritus of physics, passed away at the age of 91 after a long illness. MacDowell had a very prominent career in particle...
Jack Sandweiss, Donner Professor Emeritus of Physics (August 19, 1930-November 20, 2020)
November 30, 2020
On November 20, 2020 Jack Sandweiss, Donner Professor Emeritus of Physics died at the age of 90. He will be greatly missed by all his Physics friends and our entire community...
Image courtesy of D. Moore
November 24, 2020
Researchers at Wright Lab in assistant professor David Moore’s and professor Jack Harris’s groups are pioneering innovative mechanical sensing techniques for searching for...
Illustration by McGill University Graphic Design Team
November 18, 2020
Assistant professor Laura Newburgh has developed pioneering analysis and measurements that helped establish the brightness of a fast radio burst (FRB) emanating from a nearby...