With the goal of understanding dark energy and the accelerating expansion of the universe, DES released six years of data, representing one of the largest galaxy surveys published to date.Read More
Penn Physics and Astronomy Researchers Lead Effort to Publish Data About Hundreds of Millions of Astronomical Objects
In collaboration with The Dark Energy Survey, faculty and researchers in the Department of Physics and Astronomy contributed to the publication of catalog of nearly 700 million astronomical objectsRead More
Exciting study on atomic-scale apertures from graduate student Jothi Priyanka Thiruraman, postdoc Paul Masih Das, and Prof. Marija Drndić published
Researchers from the Drndić Lab have published an exciting new study that "shows the ionic transport properties of these pores, with promise for applications in water purification and desalinationRead More
Cullen Blake, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, gives "four tips and takeaways for making the most of this end-of-the-year celestial spectacle".
Liang Wu, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, was announced as one of 150 researchers awarded grants totaling $50 million from the Department oRead More
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