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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.


Thursday, Jan. 29 CMSS Colloquium:
New Directions for Active Spintronics: New Experimental Approaches and Novel Materials
Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin
Ohio State
4:10 p.m. in Walter Lecture Hall 245

Friday, Jan. 30 Colloquium:
Aspects of 21st Century Nuclear Physics
Silas Beane
University of Washington
4:10 p.m. at Walter Lecture Hall 245

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