Physics and Astronomy
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  • Jan 10 2019

Renbin Yan, an associate professor of physics and astronomy in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of the MaNGA Stellar Library project — the biggest and most inclusive star library ever made.

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  • Dec 21 2018

Christopher Crawford, associate professor of physics & astronomy in the College of Arts & Sciences, along with many of his current & former students, are contributing co-authors on a groundbreaking experiment recently featured as the Editor’s Choice in Physical Review Letters.

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  • Oct 5 2018

UK physics Professor Brad Plaster’s research on the tiniest particles has potentially massive repercussions.

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  • Mar 28 2018

The talk, “Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier,” will take place 4:15 p.m. Friday, April 6, in the Jacobs Science Building auditorium. The talk is jointly sponsored by the UK Department of Physics and Astronomy, the UK Department of Computer Science and the UK Graduate School.

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  • Jan 23 2018

The research of UK faculty members Keh-Fei Liu and Terry Draper and postdoctoral researcher Yi-Bo Yang and their collaborators was featured.

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  • Aug 24 2017

The team hopes to observe violations of time reversal symmetry in outer space, which would indicate the laws of physics behave differently when the arrow of time runs “forward” versus “backward."