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TALKS THIS WEEK AND NEXT 
Monday, September 24, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 203Colloquium
Diana Vaman, University of Virginia - Physics
"Is gravity a fundamental force? I will discuss a few scenarios in which gravity emerges from the dynamics of some underlying field theory. In ..." More >
Wednesday, September 26, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 204High Energy
Gavin Davies, Indiana University
"Neutrinos are abundant fundamental particles throughout the universe; second-most only to the photon. They undergo a phenomenon called neutrino ..." More >
Thursday, September 27, 11:00 AM, Physics Building Room 313Condensed Matter
Ed Barnes, Virginia Tech
"Recent years have witnessed enormous progress toward harnessing the power of quantum mechanics and integrating it into novel technologies capable of ..." More >
Friday, September 28, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 204Colloquium
Roxanne Springer, Duke University
"2018 is the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Richard Feynman. His discoveries and new formalisms, and the way he thought about solving problems, ..." More >
Thursday, October 4, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 204Colloquium
Utpal Chatterjee, University of Virginia - Department of Physics
Friday, October 5, 3:30 PM, Physics Building Room 204Colloquium
Dragana Popovic, Florida State University
"Many unusual properties of strongly correlated materials have been attributed to the proximity of quantum phase transitions (QPTs), where different ..." More >
Louca Group Work Highlighted By AIP
Despina Louca’s group, and in particular graduate student Aaron Wegner and postdoctoral researcher Junjie Yang, has discovered a way to boost the ... More >
Schauss a Regional Finalist for Blavatnik Award
Peter Schauss was selected as a 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Regional Finalist. The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists honor ... More >
Physics in Orbit
UVa Physics professor Cass Sackett is testing gravity and quantum mechanics in space using the Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL), a device aboard the International Space Station.  ... More >
Faculty Profile:
Joe Poon. (William Barton Rogers Professor of Physics). Poon’s research program is in materials physics. He designs and synthesizes novel amorphous metals, ...More >
Student Profile:
Adam Fallon. (Graduate Student). Our group uses Bose-Einstein Condensates as atomic interferometers. These ultra-cold atoms serve as sensitive ...More >