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Swigart Fellowship Program Provides Support for Grad Student Research

Ten graduate students in Physics and Astronomy spent the summer conducting research with the support...

Joel Brownstein Receives Award for SDSS Work

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has given its 2021 Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD)...

Yue Zhao Receives Physics Innovation Award

Yue Zhao, assistant professor in Physics and Astronomy, has received a Gordon and Betty Moore...

In Memoriam: Emeritus Professor William D. Ohlsen

Emeritus Professor William David Ohlsen died peacefully at his home in Salt Lake City on...

Alumnus Spotlight: Bert VanderHeiden

Bert VanderHeiden Bert VanderHeiden’s (BS Physics ’82, MS Physics ’84 and Ph.D. Physics ‘88) first...

Alumnus Spotlight: Jim Hanson

Jim Hanson’s (BS Physics ’85) path to the University of Utah and college was different...

Summer 2021 Issue of the Spectrum

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Cutting through noise for better solar cells

As society moves towards a renewable energy future, it’s crucial that solar panels convert light...

Cyri Dixon Named Outstanding New Advisor of the Year

In recognition of her ability to “create, navigate, and graduate” physics students, the University of...

New Effort to Map the Universe, Unravel Mysteries of “Dark Energy”

A five-year quest to map the universe and unravel the mysteries of dark energy began...

Celebrating IceCube’s First Decade of Discovery

By IceCube Collaboration It was the beginning of a grand experiment unlike anything the world...

Alumni Snapshots: Perry Hacking

Dr. Perry Hacking has always loved astronomy, so there was nothing for him to do...

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