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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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September 26, 2018
The National Science Foundation announced the creation of the Institute for Research and Innovation in Software for High Energy Physics, or IRIS-HEP. The institute, to be based at Princeton University, is a coalition of 17 research institutions, including the University of Washington, and will receive $25 million from the NSF over five years. Featured on UW News
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September 20, 2018
Physics Graduate Student Rachel Osofsky is quoted about her work adjusting the magnetic field of a new electromagnetic ring. Featured on sciencenews.org 
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September 13, 2018
Over the last three years UW graduate student Rachel Osofsky has repeatedly spent several months at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), Batavia, IL, to participate in the setup of the new Muon g-2 experiment (FNAL E989). The new Muon g-2 experiment aims to test a tantalizing hint for physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics by improving the predecessor experiment by more than a factor of four. This endeavor is based on highly precise frequency measurements performed... Read more
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August 10, 2018
For a team led by scientists at the UW, the 2-D form of one metallic compound — tungsten ditelluride, or WTe2 — is a bevy of quantum revelations. Featured on UW News 
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May 3, 2018
Magnetic materials are the backbone of modern digital information technologies, such as hard-disk storage. A University of Washington-led team has now taken this one step further by encoding information using magnets that are just a few layers of... Read more
April 12, 2018
Jiun-Haw Chu, Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Clean Energy & Physics, was recently awarded $1.2 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems (EPiQS) initiative in support... Read more
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April 9, 2018
The research team at the UW have announced that the Axion Dark Matter eXperiment (ADMX) is officially sensitive enough to find the theoretically predicted axion. Featured on Gizmodo 
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April 9, 2018
Forty years ago, scientists theorized a new kind of low-mass particle that could solve one of the enduring mysteries of nature: what dark matter is made of. Now a new chapter in the search for that particle has begun. This week, the Axion Dark Matter… Read more
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March 26, 2018
If equal amounts of matter and antimatter had formed in the Big Bang more than 13 billion years ago, they would have annihilated one other upon meeting — and today’s universe would be full of energy but no matter to form stars, planets and life... Read more

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