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And the winner of the "Science in the time of COVID" contest is... the Mahmood-Abbamonte team!

Filippini lab is reaching for the stars—by cutting through the roof of Loomis Lab

Self-annealing photon detector brings global quantum internet one step closer to feasibility

Longstanding magnetic materials classification problem solved


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Donor support for COVID-19 research has had far-reaching benefits

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Donor support for COVID-19 research has had far-reaching benefits

“We did not have the time to write external grants and could not rely on traditional and slow funding vehicles. Instead we are supported by philanthropic funds that enable us to use necessary supercomputer resources, which would otherwise not be accessible.” notes Swanlund Professor of Physics Nigel Goldenfeld.

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EVS attracts the brightest students, ensures a diverse and talented class, and helps reduce student debt.

“The relief of financial burden this scholarship has lifted from my family’s shoulders is truly a priceless gift, and the generosity of donors that have made this possible inspires me to want to give others this same gift of relief, security, and most of all educational opportunity, as it has done for me.”

— Sara Shahid, Engineering Physics Class of '22, EVS Scholarship recipient

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Sara Shahid, Engineering Physics Class of '22

Illinois Physics Professor Gordon Baym received the 2021 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research. Here is a video with interviews of the exceptional scientists who were honored with Medals and Society Prizes this year. Watch Professor Baym's segment starting at 0:11:22.

This original creation explores physics through the performing arts. It is one part of a larger scope of physics-and-the-arts collaborations initiated by Illinois Physics Professor Smitha Vishveshwara.

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the
Van

 

 

Why does salt stop water from freezing?

Rachel (age 14)

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The Illinois Physics Van is a traveling science show for kids! Visit the Physics Van

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October
21

Mathematical and Theoretical Physics Seminar: Negativity in random tensor networks and holography

Vladimir Narovlansky (Princeton)

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/86412573209?pwd=enZyT1ZGRkJNVlg4Z0RZUU9FbU9lUT09

1:00 PM

October
22

Condensed Matter Seminar - "Quantum Materials in the Time Domain"

Andrea Damascelli, University of British Columbia

via Zoom

1:00 PM

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November
5

Physics Careers Seminar

Dr. Brianne Gutmann, AAAS Fellow, National Science Foundation

TBD

12:00 PM

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