Physics

08.09.2019

Fred Niell, AB’99, helped build a nuclear reactor in a dorm room. Did he ever make anything else?

07.22.2019

How Margaret Gardel accidentally became a biophysicist.

04.09.2019

Physicist David McCowan, SM’08, PhD’14, explains food science to lay readers in the Takeout.

10.08.2018

Science and emotion in A Wrinkle in Time.

Fall/17

A note from the dean of the Physical Sciences Division.

Fall/16

Jonathan Simon blurs the line between matter and light.

07.28.16

John Goodenough’s quest for a better battery.
Spring/16

Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves a century ago. Daniel Holz was part of the team of scientists that finally found them last fall.

Fall/15

Colleagues and friends say goodbye to Yoichiro Nambu.

08.11.2015

Professor Robert Rosner lifts the veil on the cost of nuclear energy.
Summer/15

Physics professor Henry Frisch shares a piece of atomic history.

Summer/15

Physicist, engineer, and violinist Mildred Dresselhaus, PhD’59, forged lasting bonds at UChicago.