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Hedwig Kohn Google Doodle

Hedwig Kohn the Subject of Today's Google Doodle

Friday, April 5, 2019
Today's Google Doodle features Hedwig Kohn on the occasion of her 132nd birthday. Kohn was one of the first women to receive her PhD in Physics in Germany and later studied experimental spectroscopy in the Duke Physics lab of Hertha Sponer. What an honor for this pioneering woman in physics!... Read More »
Astronomy on Tap April 2 2019

Prof. Walter to Speak at Astronomy on Tap

Monday, April 1, 2019
Prof. Chris Walter will deliver the Astronomy on Tap talk "Dark Energy and a New Eye on the Sky" at Fullsteam Brewery on Tuesday, April 2. The talk begins at 7:30pm.
Martin Fischer

Prof. Fischer Award from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Congratulations to our colleague Prof. Martin Fischer, for receiving an award by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative related to the Advanced Light Imaging and Spectroscopy (ALIS) facility. You can read more about the award in Duke Today here. Photo credit: Mike Truell
Duke Physics 2018 Newsletter

Duke Physics 2018 Newsletter

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
The 2018 newsletter is available online. Click here to see last year's recap.
SandS Dinner

Science & Society Dinner Dialogue will Feature Prof. Haravifard

Monday, February 25, 2019
There is an exciting opportunity to learn more about the work of our colleague Prof. Sara Haravifard at the Science & Society Dinner Dialogue event on Wednesday, February 27. Dinner will be served as well and the event is free to attend for all. Click here for more information.
Phil Barbeau

Prof. Barbeau Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
From the chair, Prof. Steffen Bass: "Please join me in congratulating Prof. Phil Barbeau, whose promotion to Associate Professor with tenure has been approved by the Provost. We are very proud of his many accomplishments and are looking forward to having him in our Department as a colleague, mentor... Read More »
Michael Troxel

Prof. Troxel Explains What is at the Edge of the Universe

Monday, February 18, 2019
Prof. Michael Troxel is featured on the front page of Gizmodo answering the question "What is at the edge of the Universe?" Read Troxel's response here.
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Seeking: Assistant Research Professor in Experimental Nuclear Physics

Monday, February 11, 2019
Assistant Research Professor in Experimental Nuclear Physics Department of Physics Duke University   The Department of Physics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications and nominations for a Research Assistant Professor position in the area of experimental... Read More »
theoretical chemistry

Physics Department Members Receive Intellectual Community Planning Grant

Monday, February 4, 2019
Members of the Physics Department have received a 2019 Intellectual Community Planning Grant. Congratulations to David Beratan, Patrick Charbonneau, Jianfeng Lu, Michael Rubinstein, Warren Warren, and Weitao Yang who are organizing a summer undergraduate research program in theoretical... Read More »
Daniel Scolnic

Prof. Scolnic to Present at Astronomy on Tap

Friday, February 1, 2019
Prof. Daniel Scolnic will present at the Astronomy on Tap Triangle event on February 5 at Fullsteam Brewery. Come out and enjoy a beer and discussion on astronomy. Read more about this event here.

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