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Heavy Metals: The search for rare stars that could unlock a mystery of the universe

July 25, 2018 • Categories: News

Timothy Beers

Astrophysicist Timothy Beers only needs 100 stars out of the 100 billion in the universe to help prove one of the longest-held theories in the field. Finding those stars, however, is like looking for a needle in a haystack.


Summer comes to a close for REU and fellowship participants with over 80 students presenting at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

July 25, 2018 • Categories: News


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Students participating in summer REU and fellowship programs at Notre Dame will conclude their research experience during the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium on July 25 in the Jordan Hall of Science Galleria from 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Over 80 students will present research projects from programs in Analytical Chemistry, Center for Research Computing, Graduate School, ND Energy, NDnano, Wireless Institute, and St. Mary’s College

Aprahamian co-chairs NASEM committee recommending US electron ion collider facility

July 25, 2018 • Categories: News

WASHINGTON – The science questions that could be answered by an electron ion collider (EIC) – a very large-scale particle accelerator – are significant to advancing our understanding of the atomic nuclei that make up all visible matter in the universe, says a new report

Aprahamian speaks at TRIUMF Science Week

July 20, 2018 • Categories: News

Aprahamian Dec 2014 Photo

Professor Ani Aprahamian, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Physics, was invited to TRIUMF Science Week in Vancouver, Canada in July 2018. TRIUMF, the national laboratory of Canada for particle and nuclear physics and accelerator-based science, is celebrating its 50th

Summertime Stargazing event draws large crowd

July 19, 2018 • Categories: News

Krizmanich Telescope at night

A virtually cloudless night drew a crowd of about 1,500 to the Jordan Hall of Science observatory on July 6 to take turns peering at the stars and planets through the Sarah L. Krizmanich Telescope.

First Notre Dame-China symposium on nuclear physics to foster future collaboration

July 18, 2018 • Categories: News

Physics lecture at Beijing Global Gateway

More than 20 physics scholars gathered in June to discuss current research in exotic nuclear structures during a joint event organized by the nuclear physics groups at the University of Notre Dame and Peking University.

Notre Dame physicists explore how well we can know the past

July 02, 2018 • Categories: News


Dervis Can Vural

In their latest research, Notre Dame physicists explore the concept of "retrodiction" to determine how rapidly knowledge of the past states of the universe deteriorates.