The Department of Physics & Astronomy and School of Engineering Team Up to Show How Liquid Crystals Can Form Compounds Lenses
May 14, 2015
The study was led by Francesca Serra
May 13, 2015
Kamien has found that many problems in soft condensed matter theory can be formulated very naturally as geometry or topology problems. “We look at problems where often the solution is about drawing a picture or building a tinker toy model of what we’re trying to understand,” explains Kamien.
May 13, 2015
The World Science Festival’s annual salon series offers in-depth conversations with leading scientists, extending the discussion of the Festival’s premier public programs to graduate students, postdocs, faculty and well-informed members of the general public.
Check out the Events list to find more information on this global science venue.
May 8, 2015
Dr. Sweeney was brought to SCH through the Kleckner Scientist in Residence program, which brings a talented scientist to the school each year to work with students over a three-day period. This program is unique in that students get to actually work with scientists, exploring topics connected to that researcher’s area of expertise.
May 7, 2015
"Next time you take a sip from your water bottle, you might want to consider the fact that you are ingesting 14-billion-year-old molecules."
April 27, 2015
In Spring of 2014, GSOFT was founded, the topical group on soft matter.
April 16, 2015
After a two-year hiatus, the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, is gearing up for its second run. The LHC enabled the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson, which gives mass to all particles, but the world’s most complicated scientific apparatus is far from finished.
April 16, 2015
Members of the Dark Energy Survey
April 14, 2015
After receiving 150 nominations in the vote for the best Professor at Penn as noted in 34th Street magazine, Congratulations to Dr. Robert Johnson on being voted Penn's Best in the Department of Physics of class, Physics 140!
April 10, 2015
Congratulations to Professor Devlin achieving the IRA H. Abrams Memorial Award. An award for the high recognition of teachnig excellence. We applaud Professor Devlin's extraordinary commitment to the education of our students. Other winners of this award will be honored at a School-wide reception on Thursday, April 30 at 4:00 p.m. in 200 College Hall.
Special Astro Seminar: Magneto Is Not A Hero: "The Galactic Magnetic Field and the Formation of Density Structures in the Interstellar Medium as Revealed by Planck"
May 26, 2015 - 2:00 pm
Juan Diego Soler (IAS)
David Rittenhouse Laboratory Room 4E19
May 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm
Vijay Balasubramanian, Janna Levin, Lee Smolin
NYU Global Center, Grand Hall 238 Thompson St. (5th Floor), New York, NY 10003
May 31, 2015 - 2:00 pm
David Z. Albert, Vijay Balasubramanian, Carlo Rovelli, Lee Smolin
John Jay College, Gerald W. Lynch Theater 524 W 59th St. (between 10th & 11th Avenue), New York, NY 10019