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Lincoln named Fellow of the AAAS

December 07, 2016 • Categories: News

Donald Lincoln

Dr. Donald Lincoln has been named a 2016 Fellow of the AAAS. Election as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications. The AAAS Council elected 391 members as Fellows in 2016. His citation reads, “For distinguished contributions to the field of experimental high energy physics, especially to the study of quantum chromodynamics, and to particle physics outreach.”…

Garnavich recognized as a media legend

December 06, 2016 • Categories: News

Garnavich Media Legend

Astrophysicist Peter Garnavich was recognized as a Media Legend by the University of Notre Dame’s Office of Media Relations at a ceremony on Monday, December 5. In this yearly event the media relations group recognizes one faculty member from each of Notre Dame’s colleges for their outstanding contributions; Prof. Garnavich is the 2016 College of Science recipient.…

Second-generation stars identified, giving clues about their predecessors

December 06, 2016 • Categories: News

Timothy Beers And Research Group

Information can be used to tell the story of how the first elements were formed, and determine the distribution of the masses of those first stars.

Notre Dame Research now accepting applications for multiple internal funding programs

December 06, 2016 • Categories: News

Notre Dame Research

Notre Dame Research recently opened its internal grants competition and is now inviting faculty to apply. The deadline to apply is Friday, January 27, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. EST.

Graduate Physics Students hold 5th annual fall conference

December 01, 2016 • Categories: News

 

Gps Conf Winners

The Fifth Annual Conference of the Graduate Physics Society was held on Wednesday, November 30. The event includes a poster session and and oral presentations.

Oral presentations were given by these physics graduate students: Tyler Anderson, Stephen Kuhn, Chris Seymour, Luis Morales, Fatemeh Elahi, and Craig Reingold.…

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Events

Sat Dec 10, 2016

What & When Was the Christmas Star?

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
DVT in Jordan Hall of Science

What & When Was the Christmas Star?

An astrophysics perspective presented by Prof. Grant Mathews

At this time in the Christian year, we are often reminded that the gospel of Matthew records a peculiar astronomical event that occurred at the birth of Christ.

  • What was this "Christmas Star": a comet, a nova, a super-nova, or a planet alignment?

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Sun Dec 11, 2016

What & When Was the Christmas Star?

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
DVT in Jordan Hall of Science

What & When Was the Christmas Star?

An astrophysics perspective presented by Prof. Grant Mathews

At this time in the Christian year, we are often reminded that the gospel of Matthew records a peculiar astronomical event that occurred at the birth of Christ.

  • What was this "Christmas Star": a comet, a nova, a super-nova, or a planet alignment?

Posted In: Special Lectures and Events

Mon Dec 12, 2016

Condensed Matter Seminar: Dr. Viktoriia Babicheva

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
118 Nieuwland Science Hall

Novel Approaches and Material Platforms for Metamaterials and Metasurfaces

Dr. Viktoriia Babicheva
Center for Nano-Optics, Georgia State University…

Posted In: Condensed Matter Seminar

Wed Jan 25, 2017

Physics Colloquium: Prof. Wick Haxton

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
118 Nieuwland Science Hall

Title TBA

Prof. Wick Haxton
University of California Berkeley…

Posted In: Colloquia

Wed Feb 1, 2017

Physics Colloquium: Dr. Tom Essinger-Hileman

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
118 Nieuwland Science Hall

Title TBA

Dr. Tom Essinger-Hileman
National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Scholar at The Johns Hopkins University…

Posted In: Colloquia

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