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Research by Ron Allen, Michael Busch, and Philip Engelke Highlighted in Newsweek

Research by Ron Allen, Michael Busch, and Philip Engelke Highlighted in Newsweek
Recently published research by the late Professor Ronald J. Allen and PhD students Michael Busch and Philip Engelke was the focus of a Tech & Science article in Newsweek titled “Scientists Accidentally Discover Huge Galactic Structure in Space.” The research uncovered the existence of a thick disk of previously undetected molecular gas in the outer regions of our own Milky Way Galaxy. […]

Danielle Speller Receives the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics from APS

Danielle Speller Receives the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics from APS
The American Physical Society has awarded Assistant Professor Danielle Speller the 2021 Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics, which recognizes an outstanding early career experimentalist in nuclear physics. Speller’s citation reads,“For excellence in experimental research into the fundamental nature of matter and mass based on low-energy cryogenic detection techniques, in particular neutrinoless double […]

Ibou Bah Selected as PI of Simons Foundation Grant to Establish a New Collaboration on Global Categorical Symmetries

Ibou Bah Selected as PI of Simons Foundation Grant to Establish a New Collaboration on Global Categorical Symmetries
Assistant Professor Ibrahima Bah has been selected as a Principal Investigator of the Simons Collaboration on Global Categorical Symmetries. The collaboration brings together a group of physicists and mathematicians, working across disciplinary boundaries, to unlock the power of symmetry in its broadest, most general form. Symmetry is a powerful tool for organizing physical phenomena and […]