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2021 Nobel Prize in Physics: Public Lecture

Posted by on November 15, 2021

“Hidden Patterns in Complex Systems”, a lecture on the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics, will be presented by Dr. Thomas Vojta, the chair of the S&T physics department, at 4pm on Thursday, November 18 in 104 Physics . The lecture is free and open to the public and suitable for interested undergraduates. This will be the […]

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Physics professors present public lecture “Black Holes and the Milky Way’s Darkest Secret”

Posted by on November 9, 2020

Dr. Marco Cavaglia and Dr. Shun Saito will present a public lecture about the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 4 pm via Zoom. This year’s Nobel Prize was awarded to Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity” and […]

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Open house for new Physics lab

Posted by on September 25, 2019

Join us Thursday, September 26, from 4 to 5 pm in 115 Physics, the new LIGO room at the Physics Department, and see live data from the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories. Talk to S&T LIGO researchers about the latest detections of colliding black holes and smashing neutron stars. Photo: Detector engineers install hardware upgrades […]

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