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Dobrowolksa-Furdyna receives Distinguished Achievement Award from South Bend Alumni Association

October 12, 2017 • Categories: News

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Margaret Dobrowolska-Furdyna, the associate dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Science, has won the Distinguished Achievement Award from the South Bend Alumni Association for her role in organizing the Ace for Science tennis tournament. From 2014 through 2016, Dobrowolska-Furdyna organized an annual tennis tournament for charity to raise funds for science programs in local South Bend schools.

Sifting through stardust

October 11, 2017 • Categories: News

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Galactic archaeology digs into the origins of the universe.

High-Energy Physics Group awarded $1.2 million from DOE

October 10, 2017 • Categories: News

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University of Notre Dame physicists and their colleagues have been awarded $1.2 million over four years from the United States Department of Energy to develop radiation-resistant optical devices that can be used in a wide variety of scientific and technical applications, including experiments at the world’s largest particle accelerator, located in Geneva, Switzerland.

Matta's Ph.D. thesis published by Springer Theses

October 04, 2017 • Categories: News

The Ph. D. thesis of Dr. James Matta, titled "Exotic Nuclear Excitations: The Transverse Wobbling Mode in 135Pr" has been published as a book by the well-known science publisher Springer under the "Springer Theses" series. 

Physics professor awarded NSF grant to develop an ion trapping apparatus

September 29, 2017 • Categories: News

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Physicist Maxime Brodeur received a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on the Standard Model of physics at the University of Notre Dame’s Nuclear Science Laboratory.

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Mon Oct 16, 2017

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Our Universe Revealed: Jared Coughlin

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
101 Jordan Hall of Science

Part of the Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series

The Great Silence: An Exploration of the Fermi Paradox

Mr. Jared Coughlin, Graduate Student, ND Physics

Where is everybody? For as long as humans have looked up at the stars in the night sky, we have wondered whether or not we are alone in the Universe. With an estimated number of Earth-like planets in our galaxy in the billions, the odds seem to favor the existence of many other civilizations, and if even a small fraction of these are sending out signals or colonizing among the stars, we should have detected their presence by now. But we haven’t. This unexpected silence is known as the Fermi Paradox, and in this talk I discuss potential solutions to this problem as well as the central question: how common is intelligent life in the Universe?…

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Wed Oct 18, 2017

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Thu Oct 19, 2017

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