Anatoly Larkin

2023 Larkin Awards announced

The Fine Theoretical Physics Institute is proud to announce the 2023 Larkin Award recipients.
Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

2024 Misel Family Lecture

17th Annual Misel Lecture with Professor Jarillo-Herrero, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Wednesday, September 18th @ 7:00 pm in the McNamara Alumni Center.
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2023 Misel Family Lecture

16th Annual Misel Lecture with Professor Halzen, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Wednesday, September 13th @ 7:00 pm in the McNamara Alumni Center.
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Larkin Award - Call for 2023 Nominations

The William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI) at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the Larkin Award in Theoretical Physics 2023.
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FTPI Professor Boris Shklovskii elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Boris I. Shklovskii has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the NAS is one of
Anatoly Larkin

2022 Larkin Awards announced

The inaugural Fine Theoretical Physics Institute Larkin Awards have been announced.
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Simon's Foundation Grant Awarded

The William I Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI) has received a Simons Grant of over half a million dollars to help bolster the Institute's mission of being one of the regional centers
Maxim Pospelov

Prof. Pospelov named APS Fellow

FTPI Professor Maxim Pospelov has been named a 2022 Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

ICTP/Strongly Correlated Matter: from Quantum Criticality to Flat Bands

FTPI is co-hosting a workshop with ICTP in Trieste, Italy from August 22 - September 2, 2022. The workshop will be looking into strongly correlated matter physics.
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2022 Misel Family Lecture

The William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute is proud to host the 15th Annual Misel Family Lecture. This lecture is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Questions? Please contact us at ftpi@umn.edu or
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Continuous Advances in QCD 2022

Register for the workshop "Continuous Advances in QCD" now. The workshop will be hosted by FTPI May 12-14. 2022.
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Excess X-rays from Neutron Stars Could Lead to Discovery of New Particle

After observing an excess of x-rays from neutron stars, a team of researchers found that the anomaly may have been caused by axions, hypothetical particles that could help scientists solve several