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Purdue Physics and Astronomy graduate student awarded INSGC fellowship
(May 07, 2021)

Big Ten Men’s Tennis All-Conference Teams and Individual Awards Announced
(May 07, 2021)

Purdue Physics and Astronomy announces departmental awards
(May 05, 2021)

Purdue’s top students to be recognized during 2021 commencement
(May 05, 2021)

Graduate student parents persevere in spite of pandemic-induced chaos and isolation
(May 05, 2021)

Flying among the stars: Purdue University professor using virtual reality to teach astronomy
(May 04, 2021)

The Installation of the Beam Pipe: A Delicate Surgical Operation at the Heart of the CMS Experiment
(May 04, 2021)

Purdue students are using VR to explore the cosmos, remotely
(May 04, 2021)

Purdue students earn prestigious Goldwater scholarships
(April 19, 2021)

Dark Matter’s Last Stand
(April 16, 2021)

Faculty promotions at Purdue approved by board
(April 09, 2021)

Graduate student parents persevere in spite of pandemic-induced chaos and isolation
(April 05, 2021)

ALPHA collaboration researchers successfully laser cool antimatter hydrogen atoms
(March 31, 2021)

Searching for New Physics with Very High Energy Lepton Pairs
(March 29, 2021)

Promising Forecast For Doppler Radar-Based Diagnostics
(March 18, 2021)

Scientists use Doppler to treat infections and improve lives like never before
(March 10, 2021)

Catching quakes caused by energy exploration before they happen
(March 10, 2021)

Doppler Used in Novel Microbial Assay To Tell a Friend from a Foe
(March 05, 2021)

Purdue celebrates distinguished professor elected to the National Academy of Engineering
(March 03, 2021)

Scientists Use Weather Radar To Watch Microbes Brew Inside Cells
(March 03, 2021)

Society of Physics Students at Purdue University awarded a Chapter Research Award for liquid rope coiling effect research
(March 01, 2021)

Scientists use Doppler to peer inside cells, leading to better, faster diagnoses and treatments of infections
(February 25, 2021)

Dr. Mario J. Paniccia elected to the National Academy of Engineering
(February 21, 2021)

Spectacular ‘honeycomb heart’ revealed in iconic stellar explosion
(February 14, 2021)

Spectacular 'honeycomb heart' revealed in iconic stellar explosion
(February 14, 2021)

This ragtag crew are shaking up the world of earthquake prediction
(February 14, 2021)

Say It With A Supernova: Fly Through A Heart-Shaped Nebula Of ‘Nuclear Waste’ On Valentine’s Day
(February 14, 2021)

STORY UPDATE: Astronomer maps and studies the stars from afar
(February 12, 2021)

Quantum computing enables simulations to unravel mysteries of magnetic materials
(February 09, 2021)

Sydor Technologies Included on Purdue University Research Team selected by NASA
(February 01, 2021)

Dr. Paul Duffell joins the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University
(January 21, 2021)

Astronomers Rewind the Clock to Calculate Age of Supernova Blast From Massive Star Explosion
(January 19, 2021)

Researchers rewind the clock to calculate the age and site of supernova blast
(January 14, 2021)

Purdue researchers use quantum-biochemical calculations to show key SARS-CoV-1 coronavirus behavior
(January 13, 2021)

Physicists quantum simulate a system in which fermions with multiple flavors behave like bosons
(January 13, 2021)

IDOE Adds Climate Change Education Framework
(January 11, 2021)

Purdue professor uses a new geometric framework to study quantum dynamics
(January 04, 2021)

Researchers map electrons to move one step closer to better quantum computers
(December 01, 2020)

New Purdue master’s degree in graduate studies provides framework for interdisciplinary majors
(November 30, 2020)

Do you know where your cancer drugs come from?
(November 30, 2020)

Dr. Laura Pyrak-Nolte named AAAS 2020 Fellow
(November 25, 2020)

Dr. Laura Pyrak-Nolte elected 2020 AGU Fellow
(November 18, 2020)

Yulia Pushkar has been appointed Showalter University Faculty Scholar
(November 18, 2020)

Professor Michael J. Manfra named Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(November 13, 2020)

Study reveals 60% cancer patients do not respond effectively to chemotherapy treatments
(October 28, 2020)

Efficiently coupled microring circuit for on-chip cavity QED with trapped atoms
(October 27, 2020)

Molecular Mechanisms of SARS Coronavirus Binding to hACE2
(October 27, 2020)

Technology shines the light on ovarian cancer treatments
(October 22, 2020)

K-12 teachers: teaching climate change
(October 21, 2020)

Chattering dust allows scientists to see how fluids flow through rock
(October 19, 2020)

Herbert Newby McCoy Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Chris Greene
(September 24, 2020)

Using engineering to strengthen human bones
(September 24, 2020)

K-12 Outreach presents "Lazy Days"
(September 23, 2020)

For the answers to the universal questions, Dan Milisavljevic looks to the sky
(September 10, 2020)

New evidence that the quantum world is even stranger than we thought
(September 07, 2020)

Purdue to participate in national quantum science research push
(September 01, 2020)

NASA Missions Explore a ‘TIE Fighter’ Active Galaxy
(August 26, 2020)

Dr. Jukka Vayrynen joins the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University
(August 14, 2020)

Dr. Chris Greene is awarded the 2020 Herbert Newby McCoy Award
(August 14, 2020)

Dr. Mia Liu joins the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University
(August 13, 2020)

CMS sees evidence for the Higgs boson decaying into muons. Purdue physicists contributed to the discovery.
(August 04, 2020)

Purdue graduate rolls dice on an unexpected career move
(July 31, 2020)

COVID-19, Spring 2020: How a newly discovered virus changed the entire teaching process within two weeks
(July 29, 2020)

Welcome anyons! Physicists find best evidence yet for long-sought 2D structures
(July 10, 2020)

Physicists have ‘braided’ strange quasiparticles called anyons
(July 09, 2020)

Can a billion-sensor array detect dark matter through its gravity?
(July 06, 2020)

Physics grad student Abigail Kopec awarded fellowship from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium
(June 23, 2020)

Is teleportation possible? Yes, in the quantum world
(June 22, 2020)

Raphael Lang's work with XENON1T featured on CNET
(June 19, 2020)

Dark matter hunters’ inconclusive signal grabs headlines
(June 19, 2020)

Puzzling 'excess events' may be pointing to dark matter, scientists say
(June 17, 2020)

Laura Pyrak-Nolte selected to receive award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists
(May 12, 2020)

2019 - 2020 Student Awards
(May 12, 2020)

Physics and Astronomy student receives Fulbright grant
(May 12, 2020)

Students of Physics award outstanding faculty
(May 12, 2020)

CERN: Scientists ‘at the bleeding edge’ with upgrade to CMS detector
(May 06, 2020)

Purdue quantum research receives Department of Defense funding
(May 05, 2020)

Enhancing the muon in compact muon solenoid
(May 04, 2020)

Purdue researcher used 3D printers to develop a new way of understanding structural fractures
(April 22, 2020)

Faculty promotions at Purdue approved by board
(April 10, 2020)

Purdue researchers 3D-print minerals in order to better predict fracture formation
(April 09, 2020)

Purdue Physics student earns Goldwater Scholarship.
(April 09, 2020)

Prof. Manfra named Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(February 07, 2020)

Li research group creates world's fastest spinning object
(January 17, 2020)

Prof. Nolte and Oxford University Press release 2nd edition of "Introduction to Modern Dynamics"
(November 18, 2019)

Derek Tournear (BS 98) named director of Space Development Agency
(October 28, 2019)

Unique properties of quantum material explained for first time
(October 22, 2019)

DoE awards nearly $7 million to Purdue-based startup to advance nuclear technology using artificial intelligence and machine learning
(October 16, 2019)

Prof. Iyer-Biswas featured on Superheroes of Science podcast
(October 03, 2019)

Díaz de la Rubia chosen to lead research enterprise at University of Oklahoma
(September 12, 2019)

William Robertson (PhD 1988) receives MTSU's highest faculty honor
(August 25, 2019)

Katherine Schreiber (PhD 2018) wins Springer Thesis Award
(August 20, 2019)

Manfra group to investigate whether quasiparticles are a suitable basis for quantum computing
(August 07, 2019)

Prof. Chen named Karl Lark-Horovitz Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(August 02, 2019)

James Thomson (PhD 1972) to speak at August commencement
(July 23, 2019)

Tomas Diaz de la Rubia receives honorary doctorate
(June 27, 2019)

Nolte research group will use Tyler Trent's donated cells for cancer research
(May 22, 2019)

Prof. Carlson one of eight Purdue faculty named Fulbright Scholars
(May 03, 2019)

Prof. Greene elected to National Academy of Sciences
(April 29, 2019)

New robust device may scale up quantum tech
(April 24, 2019)

Prof. Chen named 2019 Villum Investigator
(April 02, 2019)

2019 College of Science Alumni Awards
(March 29, 2019)

Purdue to host international symposium of quantum science and technology, 21-23 April
(March 20, 2019)

Department announces Raman Prize and Ramdas Award
(March 19, 2019)

New hurdle cleared in race toward quantum computing
(March 04, 2019)

Kwok (PhD 1987) named Outstanding Referee by American Physical Society
(February 28, 2019)

'Immunizing' quantum bits so that they can grow up
(February 26, 2019)

Prof. Fischbach featured on Big Picture Science podcast
(February 18, 2019)

$1M award from Keck Foundation supports quantum matter, string theory research
(February 14, 2019)

Prof. Rokhinson to receive College of Science Research Award
(February 08, 2019)

CMS collaboration continues search for new physics
(January 30, 2019)

New quantum system could help design better spintronics
(January 29, 2019)

Purdue dives deeper into potentially game-changing field of quantum science and engineering
(January 24, 2019)

Los Alamos National Lab hosting earthquake prediction challenge
(January 15, 2019)

John Monnier (BS 93) receives 2019 AAS Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation
(January 09, 2019)

Li research group builds Feynman's ratchet for the first time
(October 26, 2018)

Pushkar research group pins down key process in photosynthesis
(October 24, 2018)

Quantum computers tackle big data with machine learning
(October 12, 2018)

PRIME Lab measurements shed new light on how humans migrated into the Americas
(October 08, 2018)

2017 Nobel Laureate Barry Barish to discuss "What if We Could Hear Gravity" as part of Purdue's Ideas Festival
(October 08, 2018)

Prof. Iyer-Biswas receives Showalter Trust early faculty career grant
(October 05, 2018)

Prof. Jung named a LHC Physics Center Distinguished Researcher
(October 02, 2018)

Prof. Nolte publishes sixth book - Galileo Unbound
(September 26, 2018)

Greene research group shows how to create a ghost chemical bond
(September 17, 2018)

Milisavljevic research group witnesses birth of new star from stellar explosion
(September 12, 2018)

Postdoc Jie Zhao wins award named for alumnus Lee Grodzins
(September 10, 2018)

Long-sought decay of Higgs boson observed
(August 28, 2018)

Prof. Caffee elected AGU Fellow
(August 10, 2018)

Li Research Group - World’s fastest man-made spinning object could help study quantum mechanics
(July 20, 2018)

VERITAS Supplies Critical Piece to Neutrino Discovery Puzzle
(July 12, 2018)

Csathy research group shows how paired and lined-up electrons can be manipulated in semiconductors
(June 20, 2018)

High Energy Physics group will be part of Mu2e experiment at Fermi National Laboratory
(June 19, 2018)

PRIME Lab measurements show East Antarctic Ice Sheet should remain stable as temperatures rise
(June 13, 2018)

David Blasing receives 2018 Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award
(April 25, 2018)

Nolte group uses Doppler light scattering to determine how patients respond to chemotherapy
(April 23, 2018)

Purdue contributes to experiments on light-matter interactions for potential quantum technology applications
(April 17, 2018)

Research in the Iyer-Biswas group tested a model that describes single cell behavior by studying a cell population
(April 05, 2018)

George Best (BS 1942), Los Alamos Living Treasure
(March 29, 2018)

Very thin film could help manage heat flow in future devices
(March 26, 2018)

Li Research Group performs first experimental validation of several fluctuation theorems
(February 23, 2018)

3-D X-ray microscope bridges science, engineering, and biomedical applications
(February 16, 2018)

Prof. Laura Pyrak-Nolte named Distinguished Professor
(February 09, 2018)

Prof. Erica Carlson named 150th Anniversary Professor
(February 07, 2018)

First laser study of atomic antimatter
(December 22, 2016)

Department joins WIYN consortium
(December 15, 2016)

PRIME Lab research shows Greenland wasn't always covered in ice
(December 07, 2016)

Prof. Manfra honored at Purdue's 1st Distinguished and Named Professorship Ceremony
(November 14, 2016)

Solar physicists unlock easier way to observe peculiar particles that reveal the inner workings of the sun
(November 09, 2016)

Researchers detail formation of massive moon basin
(October 27, 2016)

Weak atomic bond, theorized 14 years ago, observed for first time
(October 27, 2016)

Mike Moses (BS 89) named President of Virgin Galactic
(October 13, 2016)

Prof. Hung awarded Air Force Young Investigator Research grant
(October 11, 2016)

Kathleen Falconer (MS 96) receives Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service
(October 10, 2016)

Profs. Chen and Rokhinson elected APS Fellows
(October 10, 2016)

Prof. Neumeister named 2017 LPC Distinguished Researcher
(October 06, 2016)

Connolly, Kwok named 2016 College of Science Outstanding Alumni
(September 23, 2016)

Levitating nanoparticle improves 'torque sensing,' might bring new research into fundamentals of quantum theory
(September 15, 2016)

Prof. Hung and colleagues simulate quantum magnetism
(August 31, 2016)

Prof. Chen leads an NSF NewLAW project that will attempt to break the classical laws of physics
(August 15, 2016)

Prof. Li's research group demonstrates electron spin control on levitated nanodiamonds
(July 17, 2016)

Prof. Mugler awarded 2016 Human Frontier Science Program grant to study cellular timekeeping
(June 20, 2016)

Animated Dynamics Inc. raises funds to improve targeted cancer treatments.
(June 15, 2016)

Purdue-NOAO team spots "monster" galaxy cluster formation
(May 27, 2016)

High Energy physics group partners with ITaP to handle LHC massive data set
(April 22, 2016)

Prof. Manfra to lead Station Q Purdue and work with Microsoft to develop quantum computing
(April 18, 2016)

Post-doc Petropoulou wins MERAC Prize for best doctoral thesis in theoretical astrophysics
(April 15, 2016)

Prof. Manfra named Bill and Dee O'Brien Professor of Physics and Astronomy
(April 11, 2016)

Prof. Li receives NSF CAREER Award
(April 04, 2016)

Saturday Morning Astrophysics reaches out to Indiana middle and high school students
(February 19, 2016)

Profs. Pyrak-Nolte and Nolte develop a method to remotely evaluate fluid flow in subsurface fractures
(February 18, 2016)

Gravitational wavelengths: A 100-year-old space theory confirmed
(February 12, 2016)

Antihydrogen remains neutral in ALPHA experiments
(January 22, 2016)

Two cells are better than one at sensing the environment, but five is a crowd
(January 22, 2016)

Greg Boebinger (BS 81) receives Francis G. Slack Award for excellence in service to physics
(January 22, 2016)

Prof. Li part of group proposing quantum teleportation for memory transfer
(January 19, 2016)

Bismuth-based nanoribbons show 'topological' transport, potential for new technologies
(January 19, 2016)

Prof. Mugler helps create rolling DNA motor
(December 02, 2015)

XENON1T detector inaugurated
(November 12, 2015)

STAR Collaboration measures force that makes antimatter stick together
(November 04, 2015)

Dennis Krause (PhD 94) delivers Wabash College Charles D. LaFollette Lecture in the Humanities
(November 03, 2015)

May the 5th force be with you, Professor Fischbach
(October 29, 2015)

Timothy Beers (BS 79) and Galactic Archaeology group produce the first age map of the Milky Way halo
(October 28, 2015)

Csathy group observes a novel phase transition in topological materials
(October 26, 2015)

Profs. Carlson and Manfra elected APS Fellows
(October 06, 2015)

Outstanding Alumni 2015
(September 25, 2015)

Li Yi (PhD 14) receives Chorafas Prize
(September 22, 2015)

Animated Dynamics to receive Small Business Innovation Research grant
(September 16, 2015)

Skatepark Physics at the Indiana State Museum
(September 04, 2015)

Michael Anderson (BS 2010) on cutting edge of cancer fight
(September 02, 2015)

XENON100 detector shines in search for dark matter
(August 21, 2015)

Prof. David Nolte named Distinguished Professor
(July 17, 2015)

Simons Foundation recognizes Prof. Andrew Mugler
(July 08, 2015)

Prof. John Finley named department head
(June 18, 2015)

LHC experiments back in business at record energy
(June 03, 2015)

Animated Dynamics (AniDyn) wins Tech Innovation of the Year
(May 02, 2015)

Gene Bulman named Distinguished Alumnus for 2015
(April 17, 2015)

Lutron founder Joel Spira (BS 1948) passes away at 88
(April 10, 2015)

Dr. Mary Bishai (PhD 99) named American Physical Society Fellow
(March 17, 2015)

Prof. Lynn Bryan named to Butler Center for Leadership 2015 Distinguished Women Scholars
(February 10, 2015)

Prof. David Nolte's book, Introduction to Modern Dynamics, released by Oxford University Press
(February 09, 2015)

Meteorite material born in molten spray as embryo planets collided
(January 14, 2015)

'Topological insulators' promising for spintronics, quantum computers
(November 13, 2014)

Purdue-based startup measures movement in cells to improve cancer drug development
(November 04, 2014)

Science on Tap will explore the mystery of our universe: Dark Matter
(October 27, 2014)

Department of Physics and Astronomy recognizes Outstanding Alumni for 2014
(October 10, 2014)

The Stopping Power of Hot Nuclear Matter
(September 22, 2014)

Undergraduate Branden Burns earns award for research poster at TECHCON conference
(September 18, 2014)

Purdue professors peer into final frontier
(September 11, 2014)

Animated Dynamics receives NSF award to develop microscope attachment for cell dynamics study
(August 28, 2014)

Construction begins on Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
(August 21, 2014)

R&D Magazine features Dr. Virginia Ayres' (PhD 85) research on nanomaterials and radiation resiliency
(August 06, 2014)

John Monnier (BS 93) receives 2014 Michelson Prize
(July 29, 2014)

Pushkar group research on spinach points to a powerful alternative energy source
(July 23, 2014)

Prof. Lang featured on 'Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman'
(July 14, 2014)

Prof. Robicheaux part of international antimatter experiment
(June 23, 2014)

Professor Melosh selected as Purdue's 2014 McCoy Award winner
(June 17, 2014)

CERN's ALPHA experiment measures charge of antihydrogen
(June 12, 2014)

Professor Michael Manfra chosen as University Faculty Scholar
(April 24, 2014)

Dr. Burke Minsley (BS 97) awarded Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
(April 24, 2014)

Debra Dolby Guillemaud named Distinguished Alumna for 2014
(April 11, 2014)

University of Maryland recognizes Dr. Andrew Elmore (BS 97)
(April 11, 2014)

Trustees approve department name change
(February 21, 2014)

Prof. Ramdas elected AAAS Fellow
(December 18, 2009)

Prof. Shipsey Appointed Co-Leader of the LHC Physics Center at Fermilab
(November 18, 2009)

Prof. Rokhinson describes his spintronics research at the Royal Society in London (
(October 28, 2009)

CLEO particle physics experiment breaks publication world record
(September 22, 2009)

Professor overcomes leukemia,deafness (Purdue Exponent)
(September 17, 2009)

Roger Boyce of physics outreach retires after 17 years on the road
(September 03, 2009)

Graduate Students Sannah Ziama and Abraham Olson Awarded NSF Fellowships
(September 02, 2009)

Three faculty win NSF CAREER awards in 2009
(September 01, 2009)

Twinkling nanostars cast new light into biomedical imaging
(July 21, 2009)

Sponsored program awards in the College of Science up 18 percent
(July 17, 2009)

Prof. Bortoletto named Distinguished Professor of Physics
(July 10, 2009)

Professor Overhauser receives 2009 Russell Varian Prize
(June 23, 2009)

Professor Kim to speak on Bose-Einstein Condensation Nuclear Fusion
(May 27, 2009)

Alexander Nicolaas Gerritsen, Emeritus Professor of Physics, 1913-2009
(May 20, 2009)

Graduate student Steven Kane (major Professor David Koltick) received an award from the Midwest Crossroads Alliance for Graduate Education and Professoriate (AGEP)
(May 13, 2009)

Physics sophomore stars in Civic Theater of Greater Lafayette production
(May 13, 2009)

Professor Ian Shipsey appointed to joint DoE/NSF panel
(April 17, 2009)

Professor Kruczenski selected as Alfred P. Sloan Fellow
(March 20, 2009)

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