Jonathan Trump wins NSF Early Career Award

Jonathan Trump, Assistant Professor of Physics, will receive $738,090 over five years to compile a census of supermassive black holes in the universe. This will give insights into how supermassive black holes and galaxies evolve across cosmic time. Trump will also develop a bridge program for underrepresented undergraduate physics majors at UConn to increase their […]

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New result for part of muon anomaly

  Professors Luchang Jin and Tom Blum, along with colleagues at BNL and Columbia, Nagoya and Regensburg universities have completed a first-ever calculation of the hadronic light-by-light scattering contribution to the muon’s anomalous magnetic moment with all errors controlled. The work is published in Physical Review Letters as an Editor’s Suggestion and also appeared in Physics […]

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Radiation Damage Spreads

A single x-ray can unravel an enormous molecule, physicists report in the March 17 issue of Physical Review Letters. Their findings could lead to safer medical imaging and a more nuanced understanding of the electronics of heavy metals. Medical imaging techniques such as MRIs use heavy metals from the bottom of the periodic table as …

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UConn seismometer detects Puerto Rico event

  The Geophysics research group (Prof. Vernon Cormier and students) operate a seismic wave station that continuously monitors vibrations in the earth’s crust, many of which arise from seismic events that happen far away. These waves travel through the deep earth, and eventually make their way to the surface where they are detected. The above […]

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  1. Prof. Chiara  Mingarelli, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. Chiara Mingarelli, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Probing supermassive black hole mergers with pulsar timing", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 4/24
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  4. Prof. G. Fernando, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, Prof. G. Fernando, Department of Physics, University of Connecticut, "Quasi-two-dimensional organics, Hubbard ladders, and dynamic stability", Graduate Student Seminar12:15pm 4/3
  5. Dr. Raffaella DeVita, INFN Genoa and Jefferson Lab, Dr. Raffaella DeVita, INFN Genoa and Jefferson Lab, "Hadron spectroscopy in the light quark sector", Particle, Astrophysics, and Nuclear Physics Seminar2:00pm 3/30
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