Clint Young is a Research Associate at the School of Physics and Astronomy who studies ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions. In these experiments, atomic nuclei are accelerated to speeds exceeding 99% of the speed of light and then collide.
Gov. Dayton signs bonding bill which includes $119.4 million for U of M projects
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bonding bill that includes funding to renovate, furnish, and equip the Tate Laboratory of Physics building on the Minneapolis campus. Tate Lab renovation was a top priority for the Governor, the House and the Senate bonding requests. The project is now in the schematic design phase. More »
School welcomes AAPT National Meeting
The School of Physics and Astronomy welcomes the national summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Over 1100 people have registered for the meeting which will run from July 26-30th. More information on the event can be found here.
School to add five new faculty in 2014
The School of Physics and Astronomy will welcome five new faculty members in the 2014-2015 academic year: Andrey Chubukov, Natalia Perkins, Elias Puchner, Vlad Pribiag and Jake Koralek. Professor Chubakov has accepted the the William and Bianca Fine Chair in Theoretical Physics. Professor Perkins specializes condensed matter theory. Elias Puchner specializes in biologic physics and Professors Pribiag and Koralek are condensed matter experimentalists.
Multiverse controversy subject of Misel Lecture
Professor Andrei Linde of Stanford University will deliver the 9th Annual Misel Lecture, "Universe or Multiverse?" on September 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Memorial Hall of the McNamara Alumni Center. Professor Linde will also deliver a School of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium, on September 17th entitled, "Inflation and Cosmological Attractors." More »
Highlights of the Physics and Nanotechology Building
The University has created a short video featuring highlights of the new Physics and Nanotechnology building.
Saturday, July 26th
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Right-handed W boson search —
Friday, August 22nd
Sunday, August 24th
MN Institute for Astrophysics Colloquium in 210 Physics
Dr. Enrique Rodriguez, U Texas-San Antonio
Monday, September 1st