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Data At A Distance -- Daniel Scolnic

Professors Share Their Experiences Working from a Safe Distance

Monday, March 30, 2020
Prof. Daniel Scolnic (and his daughter, marking her video debut movie experience) and Prof. Patrick Charbonneau have been included in a video Duke made about how scientists are dealing with working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about "Data at a Distance" on DukeToday's website... Read More »
Prof. Michael Troxel teaching via Zoom

Prof. Troxel Shares his Tips for Teaching from Home During COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020
In part of Duke's Keep Teaching initiative, Prof. Michael Troxel shared his experience teaching physics remotely with Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maintaining a fresh and interesting atmosphere has been a challenge for professors university-wide. Click here to read some of Troxel's tips.
Prof. Warren S. Warren

Prof. Warren Wins Award for Magnetic Resonance

Monday, March 9, 2020
Prof. Warren Warren, who holds appointments in Physics, Chemistry and Radiology, has been awarded the 2020 Günther Laukien Prize for his contributions to nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and its cousin, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). MRI, which uses magnetic fields and radio... Read More »
Patrick Charbonneau

Prof. Charbonneau Tries to Crack the Glass Problem

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Prof. Patrick Charbonneau, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics, is trying to crack the glass problem as part of an international Simons Collaboration. In a new video from Duke's Why Do You Study That? series, he explains what is the problem with glasses and cracks some along the... Read More »
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NASA Science Mission WFIRST, with Science Led by Prof. Scolnic and Troxel, Passes Key Milestone, Launch to be 2025

Monday, March 2, 2020
Profs. Daniel Scolnic and Michael Troxel are science leaders for WFIRST, a next generation NASA flagship mission. WFIRST passed its agency-level review by the NASA Agency Program Management Council under what is called Key Decision Point C, which allows the mission to formally enter a development... Read More »
Kate Scholberg

Prof. Scholberg Announced as APS Outstanding Referee for 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020
Prof. Kate Scholberg has been named an outstanding referee by the editors of the Physical Review journals. Scholberg is one of 147 Outstanding Referees for 2020 selected by the American Physical Society (APS) that have demonstrated exceptional work in the assessment of manuscripts... Read More »
Joel Greenberg (left) with Representative David Price

Alum Greenberg and Prof. Kapadia Improve Airport Screening

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Alum Joel Greenberg (PhD '12, advisor: Gauthier), now research professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is involved in research to improve airport screening with x-ray diffraction. The team, which also includes Physics secondary Prof. Anuj ... Read More »
RHIC

The Electron-Ion-Collider to be built at Brookhaven National Lab – Duke Faculty helped pave the way!

Monday, January 27, 2020
The positive decision by the Department of Energy for the construction of the EIC is a great step forward for the field of nuclear physics. This new facility will give unprecedented insight into the dynamics that are responsible for much of the properties of the visible mass. It will... Read More »
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Profs. Barbeau and Scholberg Selected as “Snowmass” Frontier Conveners

Monday, January 27, 2020
The “Snowmass” study organized by the American Physical Society Division of Particles and Fields (DPF) is the long-term planning exercise of the U.S. High Energy Physics (HEP) Community, which takes place approximately once a decade. From the DPF newsletter (link: https://www.aps.org/units/dpf... Read More »
Cosmology group

Cosomology Group Members Attend LSST Meeting

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Several members of the cosmology group made their way this month to the LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration meeting in Arizona. Here you see some of our faculty, postdocs, grad students and alumni including three former Duke physics undergraduates who are now in graduate school and working with... Read More »

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