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Friday, December 19, 2014

Five Dept of Physics Faculty Members Elected Fellows of American Physical Society

Five Carnegie Mellon faculty members in the Dept of Physics have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society. MORE
Friday, December 12, 2014

Alumnus Dr. Michael Bass wins Woods Prize

Alumnus Michael Bass, B.S. CMU Physics 1960, received the 2014 R. W. Wood prize of the Optical Society of America. MORE
Monday, November 17, 2014

Eye on the Sky

At the end of August, the National Science Foundation signed a cooperative agreement with the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy that allows construction of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope to begin. MORE
Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Evilevitch's research featured in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Research by CMU biophysicist Alex Evilevitch and his team on how some viruses violently expel their DNA inside human cells has been featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. MORE
Friday, November 7, 2014

Neta Bahcall To Present Bennett-McWilliams Lecture in Cosmology

Prominent astrophysicist Neta Bahcall, who was the first head of the Hubble Space Telescope's Science Program Selection Office, will present Carnegie Mellon University's third Bennett-McWilliams Lecture in Cosmology at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11. MORE