Why does an electrical discharge, such as lightning, have a branching pattern? Why is not the pattern in a plasma ball spherically symmetric because of the spherically symmetric electric field inside?
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The Information System and Technology Division of the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA) is looking for data scientists
Details about the 2014 Computational Physics Student Summer Workshop at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Upcoming deadlines for the Fall 2013 term.
The NDSEG (National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate) Fellowship Program supports US citizens and nationals pursuing doctoral degrees in STEM. Applications due on December 20.
Reminder about the upcoming December 6 deadline for making Spring 2014 TA preferences.
We are looking for graduate students to serve as teaching assistants in Physics/Global Studies 280: Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear War, and Arms Control, for the Spring 2014 semester.
The Physics Grad Travel Award website is now available for Spring 2014 conference travel, i.e., conference travel during March 1 - August 31, 2014.
The Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM) at Caltech invites applications for postdoctoral scholar positions.
Prof. Andre Schleife is looking for a physics graduate student for his Computational Materials Science group in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
There are several events that the Technology Entrepreneur Center (TEC) has coming up in the next week (SocialFuse, Cozad Kickoff, LinkedIn Seminar, and more).
Alumna Prof. Ellen Keister (PhD '10) of the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Earlham College, in Richmond, Indiana will give the final Fall 2013 Physics Careers seminar series on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in the Interaction Room (Rm. 204) of Loomis.
The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for the 2012-2013 Elings Prize Postdoctoral Fellowships in experimental nanoscience. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2014.
Application information if you're interested in one of four (4) graduate student vacancies in the Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus.
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