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April 7, 2021
David Hertzog, professor of physics, explains the results of new research on muons, a type of particle.Featured on UW News 
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March 29, 2021
Over 100 UW graduate and professional programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report to be among the top 35 in the nation.Featured on UW News 
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February 8, 2021
Miguel Morales, professor of physics, has authored a new series on quantum mechanics for a general audience.Featured on UW News 
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October 6, 2020
Physicists at the University of Washington have discovered that by layering 2D materials (like a stack of pancakes), rotating them in particular configurations and exposing them to extremely low temperatures, the layers exhibit "exotic and unexpected" properties.Featured on UW News 
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August 31, 2020
The National Science Foundation has awarded $3 million to establish a NSF Research Traineeship at the UW for graduate students in quantum information science and technology, or QIST.Featured on UW News 
Zakkir Rahman Portrait
June 17, 2020
When Zakkir Rahman arrived at the UW as a freshman, he discovered that undergraduates must fulfill general education requirements, including courses in the visual, literary & performing arts (VLPA).  As a STEM student set on studying astronomy, he was annoyed. What did the arts have to do with him?Everything, as it turns out.  This month Rahman graduates with majors in astronomy and physics — and dance. Read more at... Read more
Ann Nelson, backpacking
September 15, 2019
Ann Nelson was an avid hiker, backpacker and 25-year member of the Mountaineers community. Media credit: Courtesy of Ann's Family Professor Ann Nelson, who held the Kenneth K. Young Chair of Physics and was a tireless advocate for diversity in the field, died from a fall while backpacking in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness on August 4, 2019. Professor Nelson was a brilliant theoretical physicist who specialized in particle physics and cosmology and had been at the University of Washington... Read more
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August 16, 2019
Celebrate the accomplishments of the 2019 Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities undergraduate researchers, attend Bulrusher - directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton, and more!Featured on UW News 
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August 7, 2019
Christopher Phillips, a research specialist in the Department of Astronomy, explains why there will be ideal conditions for stargazing in August.Featured on Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber  
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June 6, 2019
UW honors longtime Harvard professor and one of America's leading climate change scientists, James Anderson (BS, Physics, 1966).Featured on Columns 
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