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Higgs Particle Discovered
CMS and ATLAS teams at CERN have announced the discovery of the Higgs boson. learn more
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Early Universe Survey
New Hubble Survey: A team including Prof. Jeffrey Newman will survey the first third of cosmic time. read more
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Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Research Scholarship Awards Spring 2015
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 PA Space Grant Consortium Research Scholarship Awards that promote undergraduate research. Read More...
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Polariton Condensates
Prof. David Snoke argues that a carefully engineered coupling between matter and light could pave the way to a room temperature Bose-Einstein condensate. read more
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Nanoelectronic Devices on Demand
Prof. Jeremy Levy has demonstrated the use of atomic force microscopy to create nanoelectronic devices. learn more
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Colliding Galaxies
Pitt astrophysicists say that the Milky Way's spiral arms could have arisen from a collision with the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy. Read More

PhD Defense-Joseph Meyers

Research Advisor: Dr. Eric Swanson

"The Schwinger-Dyson Equations and Gluon Bound States of QCD"

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Allen Hall, Room 321 1:00 pm

PhD Defense--Seth DeVore

Research Advisor: Dr. Chandralekha Singh

"Using Tutorial Approach to Improve Physics Learning from Introductory to Graduate Level""

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Allen Hall, Room 319 2:30 pm

PhD Defense--Rory Cerbus

Research Advisor: Dr. Walter Goldburg (PITT) & Dr. Pinaki Chakraborty (OIST)

"Information Perspective on Turbulence"

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Allen Hall, Room 321 1:30 pm

Inaugural Lecture by Hrvoje Petek

Provost Patricia E. Beeson cordially invites you to an Inaugural Lecture by

Hrvoje Petek

Richard King Mellon Chair in Physics and Astronomy

Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

"Capturing Light Quanta at a Metal Mirror"

Thursday, October 23, 2014

4:00 p.m.

Posvar Hall, Room 2500

 

Reception to follow

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