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2022 Misel Family Lecture

April 8, 2022
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

March 18, 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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Larkin Award Call for Nominations

February 14, 2022
The William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute (FTPI) at the University of Minnesota is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the inaugural Larkin Award in Theoretical Physics 2022.
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Excess X-rays from Neutron Stars Could Lead to Discovery of New Particle

January 15, 2021
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
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In Memoriam: Mikhail "Misha" Voloshin, 1953-2020

March 18, 2020
Professor Misha Voloshin was one of the world's leading theoretical physicists. He passed from heart failure on March 20, 2020.
Boris Shklovskii

Boris Shklovskii Awarded 2019 APS Buckley Prize

June 2, 2019
FTPI Professor Boris Shklovskii was jointly awarded the 2019 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize with Elihu Abrahams and Alexei Efros by the American Physical Society
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Misha Shifman elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 1, 2019
FTPI Professor Misha Shifman was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in May 2019. Membership in the Academy is one of the highest honors given to an engineer or scientist.
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Andrey Chubukov Awarded 2018 Bardeen Prize

August 3, 2018
In August of 2018, FTPI Professor Andrey Chubukov was awarded the John Bardeen Prize for "Seminal contributions to the theory of unconventional superconducivity, including applications to the
Keith Olive accepting the Hans A. Bethe award

Keith Olive Awarded the Hans A. Bethe Prize

April 3, 2018
In April of 2018, FTPI Director Keith Olive was awarded the Hans A. Bethe Prize from the American Physical Society. The Hans A. Bethe prize is presented annually by the American Physical Society for