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Emmett L. Hudspeth Centenniel Lectureship in Physics 2019: Prof. Nergis Mavalvala, MIT

Prof. Nergis Mavalvala is giving the 2019 Emmett L. Hudspeth Centinnial Lectureship in Physics on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The title of her talk is "Gravitational...

Saturday Physics Workshop, March 30th, 2019

  The Saturday Physics Workshop is a free workshop designed for high school Physics teachers and students. The Department of Physics sponsors this workshop to provide...

Remembering Jim Thompson

This month, the Department of Physics lost an esteemed member of its community, former professor James Chilton Thompson, who died July 16 at the age of...

New Imaging Technique Could Speed Development of Sound-based Materials and Devices

Artistic rendering of acoustic wave interference in lithium niobate domains measured by scanning microwave impedance microscope. Image credit: Ella Maru Studio Thanks to a chance discovery,...

Seminal Paper in the Standard Model of Particle Physics Turns 50

Fifty years ago this month, UT Austin theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate Stephen Weinberg published a paper that laid out a unified theory of the electromagnetic...