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July 13, 2017
Forty percent of women of color said that they felt unsafe in their current job as a result of harassment about their gender. Featured on The Washington Post 
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June 15, 2017
According to Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a theoretical physicist at the University of Washington, axions could theoretically condense into something like a Bose-Einstein condensate. Featured on Quanta Magazine 
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June 9, 2017
A team led by researchers from the University of Washington and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology published their results this week in the journal Nature. Featured on GeekWire 
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June 7, 2017
A team led by the University of Washington and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has for the first time discovered magnetism in the 2-D world of monolayers, or materials that are formed by a single atomic layer. The findings, published June 8.. Read more
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January 26, 2017
When an individual uses Facebook or searches Google, the information processing happens in a large data center. Short distance optical interconnects can improve the performance of these data centers. Current systems utilize electrons, which could... Read more
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January 10, 2017
The UW’s Hyperloop team is getting ready to compete in a set of pod races aimed at blazing a trail for a new means of near-supersonic travel – but they need a little help to get to the starting line. Featured on Geek Wire 
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January 3, 2017
It can be unsettling to realize that only 5 percent of the universe is made of the kind of matter we know and understand. Leslie Rosenberg, professor of physics at the UW, is quoted. Featured on Motherboard 
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November 2, 2016
In October, the UW Department of Physics celebrated its second Nobel laureate when Professor Emeritus David Thouless received the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics. Hans Dehmelt was the department’s first Nobel laureate in 1989. “This award was a long time coming," colleague Marcel Den Nijs says of David Thouless, left. "He’s a brilliant scientist and a wonderful person.” Thouless shares his Nobel Prize with F. Duncan M. Haldane... Read more
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October 5, 2016
This year, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to three men — all born in Britain, but working at U.S. universities. Featured on Tech Radar