Tag: physics

S&T physicist improves particle interaction modeling

Posted by on April 24, 2017

Quantum electrodynamics is a lot like baking a cake, and then trying to take apart the individual ingredients. At least, that is what physicist Dr. Ulrich Jentschura equates to the process of creating an equation that can couple particles’ and antiparticles’ predicted masses at the same time.

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Physicist works to explain atom motion

Posted by on June 24, 2016

By laser-cooling atoms and studying their movements, a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher hopes to better understand how atoms and their components are affected and directed by environmental factors.

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Visiting professor to discuss ‘baloney’ science Feb. 25

Posted by on February 19, 2016

Dr. Charles Adler, professor of physics at St. Mary’s College in Maryland, will discuss the good and bad science presented in popular science fiction books, TV shows and movies as a guest lecturer at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month.

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S&T physicist earns NSF grant to study new states of matter

Posted by on December 30, 2015

By studying how materials transform at ultra-low temperatures, a Missouri S&T theoretical physicist hopes to discover new states of matter.

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Missouri S&T professor named American Physical Society Fellow

Posted by on November 6, 2015

Dr. Thomas Vojta, professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has recently been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

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Professor Michael Schulz featured in physics journal

Posted by on August 19, 2015

Dr. Michael Schulz, Curators’ Professor of physics and director of Missouri S&T’s Laboratory for Atomic, Molecular and Optical Research, was recently featured on the Journal of Physics website for his JPhysB journal article Influence of the post-collision interaction on interference effects in ionization of H2 by proton impact. In this interview, republished here with permission from JPhysB, he answers our questions about his research, what […]

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Visitors’ Nights return this fall to the Missouri S&T Observatory

Posted by on August 17, 2015

The public is invited to view the Saturn and its rings through Missouri University of Science and Technology’s 16-inch telescope on Thursday, Aug. 20.

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Missouri S&T physics professor invited to NSF workshop in Japan

Posted by on May 29, 2015

Dr. Julia Medvedeva, an associate professor of physics at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will join a panel of experts at the first “U.S.-Japan Materials Genome Workshop” to discuss the best ways to produce low-cost, efficient manufactured products.

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Missouri S&T physics students achieve nuclear fusion

Posted by on May 8, 2014

A team of three undergraduate physics students from Missouri S&T have achieved nuclear fusion of deuterium into helium. The reaction was achieved as part of the students’ final project for their senior research laboratory class.

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New book by S&T professor examines small-town life

Posted by on April 24, 2014

People who return to a small town after 20 years away may not find the local shops they expect to see, but they can easily identify the landmark buildings. A new book by a Missouri S&T professor contemplates the changes that occur to small town buildings and the way those buildings’ roles change over time.

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