Enhanced Research Shops Open

October 18, 2017 - Faculty Director Brian Odom and Gerald Gabrielse attend opening of expanded and modernized Research Shop and Electronics Shop. The facilities allow researchers to produce customized instrumentation; also pictured Joseph Cordero-Mercado discusses project plans.

First Observation of Neutron Star Mergers

October 16, 2017 - An international research collaboration, including Northwestern astronomers Vicky Kalogera, Shane Larson, Raffaella Margutti, and Wen-fai Fong, announces the first detection of the collision of two neutron stars using both gravitational waves and light.

Prem Kumar to speak at National Institute of Standards and Technology

October 4, 2017 - Professor Prem Kumar, joint with EECS, will deliver a talk on quantum communication at an NIST workshop