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Nanoelectronic Devices on Demand
Prof. Jeremy Levy has demonstrated the use of atomic force microscopy to create nanoelectronic devices. learn more
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Higgs Particle Discovered
CMS and ATLAS teams at CERN have announced the discovery of the Higgs boson. learn more
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Early Universe Survey
New Hubble Survey: A team including Prof. Jeffrey Newman will survey the first third of cosmic time. read more
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Colliding Galaxies
Pitt astrophysicists say that the Milky Way's spiral arms could have arisen from a collision with the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy. Read More
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Polariton Condensates
Prof. David Snoke argues that a carefully engineered coupling between matter and light could pave the way to a room temperature Bose-Einstein condensate. read more

PhD Defense--Feng Bi

Research Advisor: Dr. Jeremy Levy

"Scanning probe microscopy investigation of complex-oxide heterostructure"

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Allen Hall, Room 321 2:30pm

Patrick Gallagher Offically Installed as Chancellor

Alum Patrick Gallagher, PhD Physics 1991, was officially installed as the University of Pittsburgh Chancellor at the Honors Convocation held Saturday, February 28, 2015. This date also marked the 228th anniversary of Pitt's founding. Click here to watch the video.

PhD Defense--Elliot Jenner

Research Advisor: Dr. Brian D'Urso

"Multiscale Structured Surfaces And Their Effect On Drag & Fluid Flow"

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Allen Hall, Room 319 3:00 pm

Fireball Detected at Allegheny Observatory

A very bright fireball over New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania on February 17th was captured from a NASA camera located at our own Allegheny Observatory. Click here for youtube video.

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