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David Leitner's paper in Chemical Physics chosen for 80th anniversary collection
November 6, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A paper written by Chemical Physics Program Director David Leitner was selected for a collection of 80 outstanding articles published by The Journal of Chemical Physics to celebrate its 80th anniversary.
New method proposed for detecting gravitational waves from ends of universe
May 16, 2013 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A new window into the nature of the universe may be possible with a device proposed by scientists at the University of Nevada, Reno and Stanford University.
International Physics workshop to highlight University strength
January 25, 2013 • By John Trent
Researchers and students from around the globe to convene at Physics-sponsored international high energy density plasma workshop.
Nevada Terawatt Facility explores plasma, powers up for industry collaborations
December 17, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Nevada Terawatt Facility largest university laser and pulsed-power accelerator combo in US
Telescope viewing of Transit of Venus hosted at Redfield Campus observatory June 5
June 4, 2012 • By Mike Wolterbeek
A free public telescope viewing of the transit of Venus will be held at the Redfield Campus June 5.
A milestone 'fused' through partnership
May 8, 2012 • By Jane Tors
Collaboration between physics professor and Davidson student leads to fusion
Two physics students awarded Goldwater Scholarship
April 13, 2011 • By Misha Ray
Rachel Miller and Muir Morrison have both been awarded the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a fellowship scholarship for students in the math, science or engineering field.
Plasma spectroscopy course crosses borders
February 18, 2010 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Scientists and students in the highly specialized world of plasma physics virtually attend the University of Nevada from around the world.
Nobel Laureate Eric Cornell to speak at Lawlor Thursday
November 16, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Eric Cornell and his research partners, by lowering the temperature of atoms to nearly absolute zero, demonstrated a state of matter never before seen.
Mancini uses 100,000 degree heat to study plasma
September 2, 2009 • By Mike Wolterbeek
Physics department professor Mancini has received a $690,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Outsmarting particle colliders
April 24, 2009 • By John Trent
Andrei Derevianko, associate professor in the Department of Physics, conducted the most accurate to-date low-energy determination of the coupling between atomic electrons and quarks of nuclei.
Altick, former Physics Department chair, passes away
December 8, 2008 • By John Trent
A memorial celebration will be held on Dec. 19, from 1-4 p.m., in the Great Room of the Joe Crowley Student Union.
International Physics workshop organized by Nevada faculty
November 17, 2008 • By John Trent
The week-long series of discussions featured the expertise and insight of some of the world’s leading researchers in x-ray radiative transfer, shape lines, dense plasma spectroscopy, atomic kinetics and plasma processes.
Researcher creates world’s most accurate atomic clock
April 28, 2008 • By John Trent
University of Nevada professor Andrei Derevianko’s ongoing research laying groundwork for super-accurate atomic clock.