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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 since... 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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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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May 7, 2019
Selected from 1,223 nominees from across the country, Natural Sciences undergraduates Chris Moore and Irika Sinha were named Goldwater Scholars.... Read more
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March 21, 2019
Learn about how this exciting new coalition aimed at bringing about a revolution in quantum research and technology. Featured on UW News 
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March 8, 2019
Shih-Chieh Hsu, associate professor of physics at UW, and the rest of the FASER team seek to answer one of the outstanding questions in particle physics: What is dark matter made of? Featured on UW News 
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February 26, 2019
A team of UW-led physicists reports that it has developed a new system to trap individual excitons — bound pairs of electrons and their associated positive charges... Read more
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September 27, 2018
Zohreh Davoudi was awarded the 2018 Ken Wilson Prize for Lattice Gauge Theory. Zohreh was a PhD student at the INT and University of Washington Physics Dept (advised by Martin Savage), and is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland. She is the 3rd PhD student from the INT and Nuclear Theory Groups in Seattle to win this prestigious award.  The prize is for work she did at UW, and she was nominated by Silas Beane, with letters from Will Detmold and Martin Savage.   
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