October 16, 2017
October 3, 2017
August 1, 2017 – from NORTHWESTERN NOW
First clear evidence of a metal-rich birthplace for a superluminous supernova
June 21, 2017 – from NORTHWESTERN RESEARCH | NEWS
Partnership expected to advance wide range of science, including medicine, energy
June 16, 2017
Three faculty members from the department made the ASG Honor Roll for 2016-2017
May 24, 2017
Three faculty members from the department made the ASG Honor Roll for 2016-2017. Professors Jens Koch, Andrew Rivers and Michael Smutko were the recipients of this year's award. Please join the department in congratulating our professors.
May 2, 2017
May 1, 2017 – from NORTHWESTERN NOW
March 20, 2017
Graduate student Joseph Cordero Mercado has received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program award for his proposal titled "Controlled Chemistry with Single-Particle Resolution in a Hybrid Trap."
March 9, 2017
The Physics of Solids by J. B. Ketterson was recently published by Oxford University Press.
March 9, 2017
Prof. Faucher-Giguère has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant for his proposal "The Physics of Stellar Feedback and Star Formation Regulation in Galaxies"
February 8, 2017
After four years of service as Program Manager, Defense Science Office, Prem Kumar has been recognized for Outstanding Public Service.
January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017 – from Science News
Blobs of gas near the Milky Way’s center may be just the right mass to harbor young stars and possibly planets, too. Any such budding stellar systems would face an uphill battle, developing only about two light-years from the galaxy’s central supermassive black hole with its intense gravity and ultraviolet radiation. But it’s not impossible for the small stars to survive in the hostile place, a new study suggests.
January 24, 2017
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory featured the work of Raffaella Margutti in a press release on the significance of supernova SN 2014C, a "chameleon supernova."
January 9, 2017