Physical Sciences Division

07.31.2018

Associate professor Charles Smart summits the Abelian sandpile.

07.18.2018

Whether finding neutrinos, improving solar energy storage, or programming quantum computers, the Physical Sciences Division’s Eckhardt Scholars collaborate, create, and communicate.

05.18.2018

Reatha Clark King, SM’60, PhD’63, was one of the less hidden figures in the space race.

Fall/17

Updates from the Physical Sciences Division.

Fall/17

A note from the dean of the Physical Sciences Division.

10.25.17

UChicago astronomers and astrophysicists brought family and friends to the path of totality to watch the solar eclipse on August 21.

10.25.2017

From dark matter to gravitational waves to a balloon-borne telescope, scientists discuss how they handle setbacks.

09.12.2017

Nancy Grace Roman, PhD’49, didn’t get tenure. She changed the course of astronomy instead.

09.12.2017

Physics offers an example of how the division can support women in science.

08.30.2017

The University marks the 75th anniversary of Chicago Pile-1, the world’s first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear reaction.

08.14.2017

UChicago astronomers and astrophysicists prepare for a total eclipse of the sun.

07.12.2017

Three mathematicians team up to advance Zimmer’s conjecture. Yes, that Zimmer.