News: 2019


Congratulations to Bjorn Scholz

November 21, 2019

Recent alumnus Bjorn Scholz has been honored by the American Physical Society.


Heising-Simons Foundation Support for Women in Physics

October 15, 2019

A generous grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation supports lectures by Women in Physics


Congratulations to Daine Danielson

September 24, 2019

First-year graduate student Daine Danielson has been awarded the 2019 Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Award by the US Department of Energy for his work on, "Directionally Accelerated Detection of a Second, Unknown Reactor with Antineutrinos for Mid-Field Nonproliferation Monitoring."

Congratulations to Tali Khain

September 17, 2019

First-year graduate student Tali Khain has been awarded an APS Apker Award for outstanding achievement by an undergraduate student. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Michigan. She ours now!

Congratulations to Michael Levin

September 9, 2019

Associate Professor Michael Levin

Event Horizon Telescope Awarded 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

September 5, 2019

John Carlstrom

Professor John Carlstrom


Congratulations to Young-Kee Kim

August 27, 2019

Professor Kim has been named the 2019 Scientist of the Year jointly by the Korean Scientists and Engineers Association (US) and the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (Korea). Congratulations!

The Michelson Center for Physics

August 23, 2019

The Michelson Center for Physics

Parker Solar Probe: 1 Year Later

August 13, 2019

Professor Parker looks back over the first year of the Parker Solar Probe mission.

New Collaborations with National Laboratories

August 13, 2019

University of Chicago Phoenix shield

Welcome Clay C√≥rdova

August 8, 2019

Clay Cordova

Assistant Professor Clay Córdova


Chicago Quantum Exchange Forges New Partnerships

July 10, 2019

University of Chicago Phoenix shield

Another Breakthrough in photon-photon Interactions

July 10, 2019

A new quasi-particle partly made of light

A Major Honor for Professor Vieregg

July 8, 2019

PECASE Award for Professor Vieregg


Prof. Awschalom on Quantum Technology

June 26, 2019

Professor Awschalom on quantum technology