• 1 Radioactive Material Detected Remotely Using Laser-induced Electron Avalanche Breakdown
  • 2 Ion experiment aces quantum scrambling test
  • 3 Researchers Develop First Fabric to Automatically Cool or Insulate Depending on Conditions
  • 4 Glass Fibers and Light Offer New Control Over Atomic Fluorescence
  • 5 Cold Atoms Offer a Glimpse of Flat Physics
  • 6 Researchers Measure Casimir Torque for the First Time
  • 7 Four New Gravitational Wave Events Detected from Black Hole Mergers
  • 8 Fast-flowing electrons may mimic astrophysical dynamos
  • 9 Mountaintop Observatory Sees Gamma Rays from Exotic Milky Way Object
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Wylie2019Fangli Liu (left) and Daniel Campbell (right) are Wylie Fellows

Physics Ph.D. candidates Daniel Campbell and Fangli Liu have both recieved the Ann G. Wylie Semester Dissertation Fellowship. The Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship is a full-time fellowship that provides support to University of Maryland doctoral candidates who are in the

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Donna Hammer at the MD STEM Festival 2018 On the MD STEM Festival Podcast, Donna Hammer and Oluchi Ofoha discuss the many outreach programs run by the University of Maryland Department of Physics. Listen here.

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Department News

  • Apr 18, 2019 UMD Physics Team Receives Invention of the Year Award at Innovate Maryland 2019 From quantum computing and augmented reality to biomedical advances and innovative new materials, the 2018 Invention of the Year award winners spanned the range of research and entrepreneurship at Maryland. Winners in four categories and one overall winner were announced Thursday at the Hotel at Read More
  • Apr 17, 2019 Maryland Day is Saturday, April 27, 2019 Join us for the 21st annual Maryland Day, a spectacular celebration of learning and discovery, on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maryland Day is an exciting opportunity for prospective students and area residents to learn more about the University of Maryland with over 400 Read More
  • Apr 8, 2019 Irving and Renee Milchberg Endowed Lecture Premiered April 16 On April 16, the UMD Department of Physics and College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences held the first Irving and Renee Milchberg Endowed Lecture.  Professor Howard Milchberg, his wife Rena, and their three children established this lecture series in honor of Howard's parents. It aims to highlight the Read More
  • Apr 4, 2019 Gregory S. Boebinger Named 11th Carr Lecturer Gregory S. Boebinger, Director of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and a professor at Florida State University, will give the W.J. Carr Lecture on Tuesday, April 9 at 4 p.m. in room 1412 of the John S. Toll Physics Building.  His talk is entitled Exploring the Heart Read More
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Upcoming Events

25 Apr
Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 25, 2019 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
25 Apr
CNAM COLLOQUIUM: Alberto Pimpinelli, Rice University
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25 Apr
Joint Gravity/ Particle Theory Seminar
Thu, Apr 25, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
26 Apr
JQI-QuICS-CMTC Seminar
Fri, Apr 26, 2019 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
26 Apr
Materials Science and Engineering Seminar
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