Jeweled Net

View Jeweled Net of the Vast Invisible: An Experience in Dark Matter, an art and science collaboration in the Duderstadt Center on April 8, 9, and 10. (read event posting below)

Physics Palooza

A young visitor to Physics Palooza learns about the behavior of light through diffraction glasses. The Society of Physics Students builds and then shows the demos to children and their parents at the children’s Hands-On Museum.

See Particle Fever at the Michigan Theater!

Particle Fever at the Michigan Theater!
Post-Screening Q&A with David Kaplan (see article below)

Electron Spin Alignment

How Spin and Current Cross Paths
Physicist Vanessa Sih and collaborators investigate electrical spin alignment. {Read Story in News Section}


'We May Be Able to Watch Dark Energy Turn On'
U-M Involved in Unprecedented Sky Survey
{Read Story in News Section}

U-M Physics Major Neal Anderson (seated far left) participates in the U.S. Research Program at CERN. Read story in news section.

Physics Undergrads Do Summer Research in China

Physics Undergrads Do Summer Research in China
Dan Mantica, Conrad Holtsclaw, and Grant Renny show their school spirit in China. Read story in news section.

Mark Newman Social Network

Beyond the Social Network
Professor Mark Newman merges physics and computer modeling to explain networks and relationships of all kinds.
Click here to learn more.


Exotic Atoms Hold Clues to Unsolved Physics Puzzle at the Dawn of the Universe. Click on press release to read story.

Entropy Favors Open Lattices
Physicist Xiaoming Mao and collaborators discover new mechanism of open-lattice self-assembly. Click here

Physics Professor Henriette Elvang
Physics Professor Henriette Elvang Received a Cottrell Scholar Award. Click here for the story.

Professor Tim McKay captures the attention of physics students through lecture. Professor McKay's research focuses on fundamental questions of observational astrophysics and cosmology.

Randall Physics Labs

Randall Physics Labs
The main Physics building was named in honor of Harrison McAllister Randall (’93, Ph.D. ‘02), a Physics Professor, and Director of the Physics Laboratory until his retirement in 1941.

SWIP Girl Scout Day

SWIP Girl Scout Day
Society of Women in Physics students demonstrate charge and electricity using a Van de Graaff generator.

Society of Physics Students Add Flavor
to Saturday Lectures

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Spectroscopy Illuminates Photosynthesis
Click here to watch physicist Jennifer Ogilvie and U-M graduate Kristin L.M. Lewis discuss their studies of ultrafast processes in photosynthesis.

Telescope photo

Undergraduate physics major Anastasiya Romadan takes measurements of the radio telescope antenna on the roof
of Angell Hall prior to its renovation this summer.

U-M Society of Physics Students Win Award

U-M Society of Physics Students Win Award
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Dr. David Wineland (2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics) meets with U-M physics students on his recent visit to the Department.


Groundbreaking Discovery of Gravitational Waves from Inflation in BICEP2 Cosmic Microwave Detector

Department: Physics
Date: 04/22/2014; 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 340 West Hall


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