Five things to know: Recent breakthrough in neutrino detection
Research by Joshua Klein of the School of Arts & Science and an international team has found a way to detect distant subatomic particles using water.
Annual Strings and Geometry conference at Penn
The annual Strings and Geometry conference, hosted by Penn, from March 6 - March 9, 2023. The conference is co-chaired by Mirjam Cvetic and Jonathan Heckman.Read More
Robyn Sanderson named 2023 Sloan Research Fellow
Edgar Dobriban, Robyn E. Sanderson, and Ben Scholl are honored as early-career researchers and scholars for their accomplishments, creativity, and potential to become leaders in their fields.Read More
Franklin Institute Award: Philip Kim
"Stacking van der Waals Atomic Layers: Quest for New Quantum Materials"Read More
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