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March 8, 2018
UW doctoral student Natalie Klco was curious about quantum computing, so she enrolled in a graduate course in the Physics Department about the emerging field. Less than two years later, she’s at the forefront of quantum computing research, and the first recipient of a competitive two-year Microsoft Research Fellowship in quantum computing. "Quantum computing makes you think about your calculations very differently than... Read more
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February 12, 2018
In a paper published Feb. 9 in Science Advances, scientists at the University of Washington announced that they have successfully combined two different imaging methods — a type of lens designed for nanoscale interaction with lightwaves, along with... Read more
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January 22, 2018
After flaking a single layer of tungsten ditelluride off a larger crystal, scientists used it in a specially designed transistor. The transistor allowed electrical transport measurements. In the experiments, electrical current moved only at the edges.. Read more
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December 20, 2017
The Axion Dark Matter Experiment just entered the most sensitive phase yet in its search for invisible particles to explain the universe's hidden mass... The cosmos is mostly made of something we cannot see. That was the... Read more
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November 8, 2017
Researchers from the University of Washington and Columbia University are getting ready for an unprecedented months-long campaign to study Antarctica’s ice shelves from the ocean below. Featured on... Read more
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November 8, 2017
Jason Detwiler is an assistant professor of physics at the University of Washington, and he’s on the hunt for a natural phenomenon that is insanely rare. It's a specific reaction called neutrinoless double-beta decay -- a term so egg-headed that... Read more
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November 6, 2017
Gerald A. Miller, UW professor of physics, is quoted. Featured on Gizmodo 
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October 20, 2017
About 130 million years ago in the distant galaxy, two neutron stars spiraled toward each other and merged. This violent event initiated ripples in the fabric of spacetime — gravitational waves — which propagated through space at the speed of light... Read more
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September 29, 2017
Professor of Chemistry, Daniel Gamelin, is director of the new Molecular Engineering Materials Center for research, education and training in materials science. Featured on UW Today 
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August 28, 2017
University of Washington physicist Kai-Mei Fu discusses quantum internet. Featured on Business Insider 

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