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HEP in the DVT: High school students and teachers develop a presentation of the LHC and its detectors inside a 50-foot dome theater.

July 27, 2016 • Categories: News

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The University of Notre Dame’s NSF-funded QuarkNet program uses particle physics experiments to engage, inspire, and educate high school students, and provides


One such project is the development of a presentation of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) inside the 50-foot diameter dome of Notre Dame’s state-of-the-art Digital Visualization Theater (DVT). 

Network physicist sheds light on Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia

July 25, 2016 • Categories: News

Long-tailed macaque

Researchers comparing mouse and macaque brains have found evidence of an evolutionary universal brain structure in mammals that enables comparisons of cortical networks between species. A new study from a researcher at the University of Notre Dame could provide insights into brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia.

VIDEO: A Legacy of Support for Nuclear Physics at Notre Dame

July 19, 2016 • Categories: News

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The University of Notre Dame has a long legacy of excellence in nuclear physics research, beginning in 1937 with its first successful experiments accelerating particles. Since then, Notre Dame has continued to invest in nuclear physics, building a preeminent nuclear physics laboratory on campus, while also contributing to research projects and resources, such as the CASPAR project in South Dakota, FRIB at Michigan State University, and CARIBU at Argonne National Laboratory.