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Physics graduate student earns Rodger Doxsey Prize

December 18, 2012 • Categories: News


Brian Hayden, a graduate student in the Department of Physics, has been awarded the Rodger Doxsey Prize from the American Astronomical Society (AAS). The prize, established in 2011, provides graduate students or postdoctoral researchers, within one year of receiving or receipt of their Ph.D., a monetary prize to travel to the AAS winter meeting to give an oral presentation of their dissertation.…

Notre Dame physicists part Top Ten Breakthroughs of 2012

December 14, 2012 • Categories: News

University of Notre Dame researchers were involved in two of the Top Ten Breakthroughs of 2012 announced today by Physics World magazine. The Higgs-like boson discovery was No. 1 on the list, and the BaBar experiment, the first direct observation of time reversal violation, was No. 3.…

Physics Tracks newsletter

December 03, 2012 • Categories: News


The Department of Physics newsletter, Physics Tracks, has just released a new issue. Features include: APS Fellows named, QuarkNet program renewal, NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship appointee, Furdyna and Liu collaboration, nuclear accelerator decidication, Graduate Physics Students group formed, and faculty news and notes.…