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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, Oct. 20 PhD Defense
Khan Alam
Ohio University
Growth, Structural, Electronic, and Magnetic Characterization of GaN, CrN, Fe islands on CrN, and Fe/CrN Bilayer Thin Films
10:30 a.m. Clippinger 259

Thursday, Oct. 20 CMSS Colloquium
Marek Grinberg
University of Gdansk, Poland
High Pressure Study Of LED Phosphors Doped With Ln3+ And Ln2+
4:10 p.m. Walter Hall 245

Friday, Oct. 21 Colloquium
Jozef Dudek
The College of William and Mary
The Elusive Excited Glue of QCD
4:10 p.m. Walter Hall 245

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