September 17, 2014
The research was led by Marija Drndić, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy in Penn’s School of Arts & Sciences; Jennifer Lukes, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering...
September 16, 2014
Arjun Yodh showed how one form of a solid can transition to another by becoming a liquid first.
Two solids made of the same elements but with different geometric arrangements of the atoms, or crystal phases, can produce materials with different properties. Coal and diamond offer a spectacular example of this effect.
September 15, 2014
Natural selection in an extreme environment has gradually sculpted the giant clam into an exceedingly efficient farmer; it turns the fierce sunlight in its equatorial ocean home into algae, and those single-celled plants into food.
September 3, 2014
Asst. Prof. Alison Sweeney is featured on WHYY's "The Pulse" talking about how corals use the color of the sky at twilight to coordinate once-a-year reproduction down to a 10 minute window.
August 8, 2014
After more than a decade of development and planning, the National Science Foundation has approved federal construction of the LSST.
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
October 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm
Employers, Recruiters, Penn alumni, and former Penn Postdoctoral Researchers
Atrium, Biomedical Research Building II, 421 Curie Boulevard
October 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm
October 1, 2014 - 4:00 pm
Professor Colin Denniston, Western Ontario University