Theoretical physicists at Indiana University and Illinois State University may have found a new way stars can explode—with snowflakes.
An article by Aaron Dubrow published on the website of the Texas Advanced Computing Center focuses on the research done there by IU distinguished Professor Emeritus Steven Gottlieb and his collaborators.
IUB physics graduate student Krystyna Lopez has won a GEM fellowship from the National GEM Consortium.
IU Physics research garners recognition in Physical Review Letters.
Late in 2020, the department created the Homer Neal Diversity Student Support Fund in acknowledgement of our department’s past and in support of our future. Our vision for this fund is to provide students from groups that have traditionally been underrepresented in Physics with fellowship support to reduce the cost of attending IU and/or facilitate the development of their Physics Identity by covering the expenses of attending conferences. Read more to learn how you can contribute.
Senior Research Scientist Daria Zieminska retired at the end of December 2020 after 38 years in the Physics Department
We are excited to announce a new collaboration among Big Ten neuroscientists. Neuroscience, the scientific study of the nervous system, is one of the fastest growing research fields. The scope of scientific activities involved in neuroscience has evolved over time from its roots in anatomy and psychology to include a wide range of efforts in developmental and molecular biology, mathematical modeling and physics.
An outreach project devleoped by a subset of Fall 2020 physics students continue working on building a full VR app.
A long-time colleague and dear friend loses battle against COVID-19.
The COHERENT experiment running at Oak Ridge National Laboratory has firmly established the existence of a new kind of neutrino interaction.
Work with the DoD, funded through the National Security Innovation Network seeks to repeat the study of the sensitivity of ion trap quantum information systems with high dose radiation.
Mayor Hamilton of Bloomington presented this year's Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award to IU Astrophysics graduate student Marvin Jones!
We are happy to welcome our new assistant professor of physics, Walter Pettus who joined the department this fall.
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education recently approved a new professional MS degree program at Indiana University/Bloomington in quantum information science (QIS).
Among this year’s class of new Fellows of the American Physical Society are two IU PhD alums: Sarah Cousineau and Dan Hussey.
A collaborative study on topological bosonic matter and its classification involving IU Professor Gerardo Ortiz, was just published in Physical Review B and was chosen as an Editor's Suggestion. Editors' suggestions highlight particularly noteworthy papers selected due to their particular importance and innovation.
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indiana University Physics Department is not requiring general GRE or physics GRE subject test scores.
Tetralayer Graphene study by IU faculty selected as PRL Highlight
W. Michael Snow elected vice-chair of the APS Topical Group on Precision Measurements and Fundamental Constants.
A recent meeting of the APS Leadership Convocation provided an opportunity for an impromptu reunion of three alumni from our department.
IU Physics graduate student, Jammel Brooks, receives a fellowship from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Matt Shepherd was elected spokesperson of the GlueX Collaboration.
Indiana University has established a new research center to pursue the rapidly developing field of quantum science and engineering.