Associate professor Charles Smart summits the Abelian sandpile.
Whether finding neutrinos, improving solar energy storage, or programming quantum computers, the Physical Sciences Division’s Eckhardt Scholars collaborate, create, and communicate.
D. Allan Drummond resurrects trilobites using modern and ancient techniques.
µChicago asks if itʼs ok to share your bed with your dog.
The Science Ambassador Scholarship offers a full ride for women studying science, technology, engineering, or math.
Updates from the Physical Sciences Division.
UChicago astronomers and astrophysicists brought family and friends to the path of totality to watch the solar eclipse on August 21.
Horror filmmaker Matilda “Mattie” Szydagis, AB’95, reminisces about the Shoreland, Svengoolie, and Halloween on Chicago’s South Side.
From dark matter to gravitational waves to a balloon-borne telescope, scientists discuss how they handle setbacks.
Nancy Grace Roman, PhD’49, didn’t get tenure. She changed the course of astronomy instead.
Physics offers an example of how the division can support women in science.
The University marks the 75th anniversary of Chicago Pile-1, the world’s first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear reaction.