Emeritus Professor Jake Waddington of the School of Physics and Astronomy passed away on October 1, 2020. He was 91 years old.
Professor Emeritus Robert Pepin of the School of Physics and Astronomy will receive the 2020 Fred Whipple Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Lucy Fortson, Professor and Associate Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Cynthia Cattell has been named as a College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Distinguished Professor.
Physicists at the University of Minnesota have announced a detailed study of the physical processes where a Higgs boson is produced and decays to two photons.
Michael Coughlin, Assistant Professor in the School is part of an international team of astronomers who have seen what might be the first light ever detected from a black hole merger.
Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most successful citizen science platform, with over 2 million people contributing to research worldwide.
Professor Jochen Mueller of the School of Physics and Astronomy is part of a collaboration at the University of Minnesota that is building a device for smartphones that will help health care