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The first results from the NOvA experiment, which set new constraints on charge-parity violation in neutrinos and on the ordering of neutrino masses, have been reported in the latest issue of Physical Review Letters. Those results are from the first search...


hydrogen deuteride (HD
Hydrogen and its isotopes, deuterium and hydrogen deuteride (HD), are the simplest and most abundant elements in the universe. At a sufficient pressure the solids are predicted to dissociate into atoms and become metallic with possible...


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The new book by David Morin, Probability: For the Enthusiastic Beginner, is written for high school and college students learning about probability for the first time. It will appeal to the reader who has a healthy level of enthusiasm...


Canoe

Can science explain the ancient Marshallese methods of open-water navigation by wave piloting? Prof. John Huth and colleagues hope to find out...



Benjamin Augenbraun, Rebecca Engelke, and Geoffrey Ji
Graduate students Benjamin Augenbraun, Rebecca Engelke, and Geoffrey Ji have been awarded 2016 Graduate Research Fellowships by National Science Foundation. The Fellowship Program "recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students...


A new Physical Review Letter by Prof. Philip Kim and colleagues from Columbia University, Rice University, and National Institute for Material Science, Tsukuba, Japan, reports the enhancement of the thermoelectric power (TEP) in graphene...


Prof. Andrew Strominger
Congratulations to Prof. Andrew Strominger on being awarded a Simons Fellowship in Theoretical Physics by the Simons Foundation!


photo of Prof. Howard Georgi
Congratulations to Prof. Howard Georgi for receiving the 2016 Mentoring Award of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society. The Award recognizes Prof. Georgi's "unique dedication to mentoring...


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