Department News

Creating more energy efficient memory for the devices of the future

Dr. Mingzhong Wu, along with fellow researchers, discovered a major advancement in physics that could mean more energy efficient magnetic storage.

Norm Buchanan shares award for outstanding contribution to High Energy Physics

Norm Buchanan, an associate professor in the Department of Physics, has shared in a prestigious honor from the European Physical Society for his contributions to high energy physics, the examination of the most fundamental building blocks of nature.

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Celebration: Free event July 19

The Department of Physics at CSU will host a free, all-ages event at the Madison-Macdonald Observatory to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

The search for nothing at all

If discovered, neutrinoless double-beta decay would solve longstanding mysteries about the basic properties of neutrinos, which are among the most abundant but least understood particles in the universe.

Department Highlights

Grad student Danielle Yahne wins APS 4 Corners award

At the recent APS 4 Corners meeting in Prescott, AZ, Professor Kate Ross’ student,  Danielle Yahne won a best talk award. Yahne’s talk was entitled “Magnetic Phase Competition in the XY Pyrochlore

Colloquium: Wolfgang Bangerth

“Complex simulations: From numerical mathematics via software to applications” Wolfgang Bangerth Colorado State University Monday October 21st, 2019 at 4:00 PM 120 Engineering (Hammond Auditorium) Simulating complex phenomena in nature and engineering

Professor Michael Mooney’s Grad Students Awarded Research Fellowships

Two graduate students in Professor Mike Mooney’s research group, Ivan Caro Terrazas and Justin Mueller, were recently awarded funding to reside at Fermilab (near Chicago, Illinois) for roughly six months to perform

Colloquium: Daniel Snowden-Ifft

“Beam-Dump Dark Matter Search Utilizing a Low-Threshold, Directional Dark Mat-ter Detector (BDX-DRIFT) at Jefferson Lab ” Daniel Snowden-Ifft Occidental College Monday October 14th, 2019 at 4:00 PM 120 Engineering (Hammond Auditorium) Light

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