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The Cosmos
The Cosmos

From the mysteries of dark matter to the secrets hidden in our own solar system, astrophysics probes the galaxy of unanswered questions.


At the size scale of an atom, researchers manipulate nano-particles to explore the world of quantum mechanics and to build the smallest machines possible.

Probing Life
Probing Life

Biophysicists study the complexity of life by using the laws of physics and the power of math to analyze patterns in living things, from epilepsy to signal processing.

Nuclei & Particles
Nuclei & Particles

The nuclear force is the strongest found in nature. From questions of how protons and neutrons are bound in nuclei (or neutron stars) to the interactions of quarks and gluons, this is strong stuff.


Tuesday, Sept. 30 Seminar:
Studying the Quark-Gluon Plasma with Jets at ALICE/LHC
Christine Nattrass
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
4:00 p.m. Edwards Accelerator Lab, Roger W. Finlay Conference Room

Thursday, Oct. 2 Colloquium:
Understanding the Properties of Conformal Two-Dimensional Materials from Atomic Displacements
Dr. Salvador Barraza-Lopez
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
4:10 p.m. Walter Hall 245

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