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Cynthia Cattell

Cattell named CSE Distinguished Professor

Cynthia Cattell has been named as a College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Distinguished Professor.
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Minnesota physicists complete detailed study of Higgs boson decays

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

Light from a black hole?

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.
Lucy Fortson

Zooniverse Experiences Quarantine Surge

Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most successful citizen science platform, with over 2 million people contributing to research worldwide.