The Department of Physics at Colorado State University is home to 22 faculty members who maintain research programs in Atomic and Molecular Optics physics, Condensed Matter Physics, High-Energy Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics, and Theoretical Physics. In addition to their involvement in world-class research, Department Faculty take pride in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and mentoring students in the research environment.

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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.

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