August 8, 2014
After more than a decade of development and planning, the National Science Foundation has approved federal construction of the Large Synopt
August 5, 2014
The National Institutes of Health have awarded University of Pennsylvania researchers a five-year, $2.8 million grant to further research on techniques for monitoring blood flow in the brain following strokes.
August 1, 2014
"...As stars began to form, they emitted radiation that ionized these hydrogen atoms, a process which caused the holes to appear. The light that this process produced billions of years ago still exists, and can be used to chart the birth of the first galaxies. But does the technology exist to do so?..."
July 25, 2014
Check out this piece on NPR as Professor Kane hypothesizes Quantum Computing.
Congratulations to our Physics Professors Alison Sweeney and Randall Kamien on the 2014 Kaufman Foundation Initiative Award
July 24, 2014
Abstract: Molluscan animals such as squids, octopuses and clams build... http://kaufman.pittsburghfoundation.org/Awards/Initiative/2014/PhotonicDevices
July 18, 2014
July 8, 2014
The documentary "Particle Fever" on the discovery of the Higgs boson features former Penn Physics graduate student Monica Dunford (and several other colleagues). This film is now available for download at https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/particle-fever/id869502900.
July 7, 2014
The work of Prof. Andrea Liu, her graduate student Carl Goodrich, and U. of Chicago collaborator Sid Nagel, is featured on the Department of Energy Office of Science homepage. The work introduces the novel concept of an anticrystal - a theoretical solid that is completely disordered - as the basis for understanding the properties of real materials. This work is also featured on the Penn research news site.
June 30, 2014
Graduate students Steven Gilhool and Joseph Reichert have been named to 2013-14 Ella N. Pawling Fellowships. This fellowship supports the academic pursuits of meritorious graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences.
June 27, 2014
Graduate student Jing Cai has been named Hector Tyndale Fellow 2013-2014. This fellowsihp supports the academic pursuits of meritorious graduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences.
September 2, 2014 - 6:00 pm
DRL, Room A4
September 10, 2014 - 4:00 pm
James Aguirre, UPenn
September 17, 2014 - 4:00 pm
Professor Greg van Anders, University of Michigan