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…Data System with a Central Node located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a set of Discipline Nodes at other sites. The Center housed that part of the Geosciences Node

Searching for solar systems like our own

program in physics. There, he was required to take an introductory class in astrophysics, taught by Saul Rappaport, now a professor emeritus of physics — an experience that “reawakened” a…

Alan H. Guth

…topics in theoretical physics. 617-253-6265 guth@ctp.mit.edu Physics Faculty Page|http://web.mit.edu/physics/people/faculty/guth_alan.html Victor F. Weisskopf Professor of Physics 4151 primary 617-253-6265 primary guth@ctp.mit.edu Physics Faculty Page http://web.mit.edu/physics/people/faculty/guth_alan.html Victor F. Weisskopf Professor of Physics

MIT physicist Rainer Weiss shares Nobel Prize in physics

Rainer Weiss ’55, PhD ’62, professor emeritus of physics at MIT, has won the Nobel Prize in physics for 2017. Weiss won half of the prize, with the other half…

LIGO researchers awarded Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

…Professor of Theoretical Physics, emeritus; and Ronald Drever, emeritus professor of physics at Caltech. The discovery, announced on Feb. 11, again confirmed Einstein’s theory of general relativity and opened…

Cal-Bridge and CAMPARE/CHAMP: Engaging Underrepresented Students in Physics and Astronomy (Alexander Rudolph, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, California State Polytechnic University

Abstract: The level of participation by underrepresented minority (URM) and female students in physics and astronomy PhD programs is shamefully low (2-4% for URM v. 30% in the general population;…

John Belcher receives prestigious Oersted Medal

physics education for decades. Eight members of our department have won the Oersted Medal, the most prestigious award of the American Association of Physics Teachers.” Other MIT physics department recipients…

Scott A. Hughes

Fellow (2017) LIGO Strong Gravity & Gravitational Radiation Gravitational Wave Detection, High Performance Computing, Pencil & Paper 4160 primary 617-258-8523 primary sahughes@mit.edu Faculty Page (Physics) http://web.mit.edu/physics/people/faculty/hughes_scott.html Professor of Physics office…

Kavli Foundation: SPOTLIGHT LIVE — Falling into a Black Hole

Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Permanent Member of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UCSB. Dr. Polchinski’s contributions to theoretical physics include his discovery…

MIT Physics News Spotlight: Frebel named rising star by Astronomy Magazine

Astronomy’s rising stars (PDF) [Astronomy Magazine, July 2013] Stellar Archeology [Harvard Magazine, May-June 2013] – See more at: http://web.mit.edu/physics/news/spotlight/20130701_frebel.html#sthash.1I… Frebel has been setting records in her field…