Tag: Department of Physics & Astronomy

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 honor, Mewes will travel to universities, laboratories, and other organizations to give lectures on his research. Within these lectures, his goal is to inform other […]

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A&S in the News – Oct. 21- 28

Stars Exhibit Mysterious Behavior ITech Post – Oct. 22 The universe has many mysteries that astronomers are still trying to figure out. As new discoveries are made, new questions are being raised as well. Many stars are still a mystery, and some stars do have peculiar behavior, such as those that have been found to have conditions that should have destroyed them yet are instead building them up. Dr. Jimmy Irwin is an astronomer from the University of Alabama an […]

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A&S in the News – Oct. 14-20

Cuba Week starts Monday at the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa News – Oct. 14 The University of Alabama’s Cuba Week, a showcase of the collaborations between the university and Cuban partners, begins Oct. 24. The week-long program, which kicks off at 8:30 a.m. at Bryant-Jordan Hall, will feature cultural events and presentations by UA staff and more than 20 Cuban artists, musicians, writers, doctors and scholars covering topics that range from engineering, science and health science to history, film, theatre, […]

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