Kruse a New Bass Fellow

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Prof. Mark Kruse has been named a new Bass Fellow and has been added to the Bass Chairs webpage under the "Meet the Fellows" tab.

Mueller Elected to Board of Directors of ORAU

Friday, April 27, 2012
Prof. Berndt Mueller was elected to the Board of Directors for the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Read the news release here.

Former Researcher Raut's HIGS Research Published

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Dr. Rajarshi Raut, former Research Associate in  Prof. Werner Tornow’s research group, is the first author of a Physical Review Letter article [PRL 108, 042502 (2012)] about the measurement of the photodisintegration cross section of 4He. This work was carried out at TUNL’s High-Intensity... Read More »

Prof. Tornow Gives Invited Talk

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Prof. Werner Tornow gave an invited talk at the April Meeting of the American Physical Society in Atlanta with the title “Overview of Measurements Related to Three-Nucleon Force Effects.”

The Department Celebrates the New Hertha Sponer Biography

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
On April 5, 2012, the Department of Physics celebrated the unveiling of the English version of Prof. Hertha Sponer's biography, which is now available both as an e-book and as paperback and hardback. The well-attended event included introductory remarks by Dean Robert Calderbank, Dean Laurie Patton... Read More »

Behringer and Leadbetter Conduct Science Outreach

Monday, April 23, 2012
Prof. Bob Behringer and Lab Administrator Derek Leadbetterdid some exciting science outreach during the month of March. On March 7th, Bob--with Derek behind the scenes--and Profs. Warren Warren and Ken Lyle from Chemistry presented a program "Science Magic" to 70 Duke Campus Club members. Campus... Read More »

President Brodhead Visits the Behringer Lab

Friday, April 20, 2012
On February 4, 2012, Duke University President Richard Brodhead visited the Physics Department and in particular, explored the mysteries of granular materials. He began his visit by trying a simple granular experiment on his own, with a little help from Prof. Bob Behringer. Jie Ren, a Ph.D. student... Read More »

Graduate Student Chen Zhou Wins Argonne National Laboratory Fellowship

Friday, April 20, 2012
Second-year physics graduate student Chen Zhou, has won an Argonne ATLAS Analysis Support Center competitive fellowship designed to support ATLAS graduate students to work with, and at, the analysis center at Argonne National Laboratory. Fellows are expected to take part in ATLAS analysis and/or... Read More »

Duke University Medical Physics Graduate Program

Thursday, April 12, 2012
“The contribution of physics to medicine has been spectacular,” says Prof. James Dobbins, III. “What if you went to a hospital and there were no X-rays, no CT, no MRI, no radiation therapy, no nuclear medicine, no molecular imaging? What would medicine be like?” Dobbins is the director of the Duke... Read More »

Alum Works as Diagnostic Physicist at Cleveland Clinic

Thursday, April 12, 2012
After earning her undergraduate degree in physics at Duke in 2007, Katie West Hulme earned a master’s degree in medical physics at MD Anderson in Texas. She says she thought about going to physics graduate school, but was looking for something more applied. Then she read an article in Duke Magazine... Read More »