Department of Physics and Astronomy

A&S in the News: Feb. 16-22, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Black History Month, study abroad programs, and more. […]

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UA Professor Part of Team Building Brain-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

From the February 2020 Desktop News | How does the brain learn, store, and process information? This is the central question driving the MEMONET project―a group of multidisciplinary researchers whose goal is to study the brain and apply their discoveries to create a brain-inspired, spin-based artificial intelligence. Dr. Claudia Mewes, an associate professor of physics […]

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Two UA Professors Get Boost with NSF CAREER Awards

From the Winter 2019 Collegian | The nation’s most prestigious recognition of top-performing young scientists was recently awarded to a biologist and a physicist at UA. The National Science Foundation granted a CAREER Award to Dr. Paulo T. Araujo, UA assistant professor of physics and astronomy, and Dr. Kevin M. Kocot, UA assistant professor of […]

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A&S in the News: Dec. 15, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for artificial constellations, the Bicentennial Park, and more. […]

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UA Physicist Named Distinguished Lecturer

From the November 2019 Desktop News | Dr. Tim Mewes, a UA physicist, was recently named a 2020 distinguished lecturer by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Magnetics Society, an international group of researchers and academics who study anything and everything involving magnetism. As the only researcher from the United States to receive this […]

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A&S in the News: October 20-26, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for Halloween events, performances in the School of Music, and more. […]

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UA Physics Professor Receives $1.2 Million Grant from Department of Energy

From the October 2019 Desktop News | UA physics professor Dr. Andreas Piepke recently received a grant of $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore the fundamental questions that have baffled physicists for decades. Piepke and his team study neutrinos, a type of subatomic particle that’s unique for its lack of an […]

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A&S in the News: October 13-19, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Moundville Native American Festival, research on the history of slavery, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: September 8-14, 2019

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for a new degree program, a lecture on creativity, and more. […]

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