Inquiry

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. 

05.31.2017

A mixture of theory and practice helps statistician Rina Foygel Barber, SM’09, PhD’12, optimize her results.

12.21.16

Professor Wendy Freedman applies astrophysics expertise to the Latke-Hamantash Debate.

Fall/16
Updates from the Division of the Physical Sciences.

Fall/16

New computer science chair Michael Franklin discusses the past, present, and future of computation.

Fall/16

The Physics Research Center will unite theorists and experimentalists for the first time in half a century.

Fall/16

Former Argonne director; UChicago VP of research, trustee, and now representative on the Giant Magellan Telescope board; physicist; and retiring art school president Walter E. Massey enters a new phase.