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Award-Winning Film on Controversial Pakistani Physicist to Screen March 7

Friday, March 01, 2019

The documentary explores the legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam, with a director’s talk to follow the screening.

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Physicist Receives NSF CAREER Award for Nanowire Research

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Selenium and tellurium nanowires each have electrical and magnetic properties that could lead to technological advances.

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Peculiar Physics at Work in the Brain

Monday, January 28, 2019

Comparing the brain activity of a mouse at coarse scale or fine scale, graduate student Vidit Agrawal and colleagues found that the same rules govern the activity.

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New Method Facilitates Study of the Effects of Chemicals on DNA

Monday, January 14, 2019

U of A physics researchers have developed a simple, cost-effective method to study the interactions between DNA and other chemicals.

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U of A Partners With DoE, National Labs in New Field of Topological Materials

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

U of A researchers will explore a new field with potential to advance electronics and quantum information science.

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Faculty Selected to Participate in Materials Conversion Program

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Four professors — Samantha Robinson, Susan C. Tyler, Whitney Payne and Julia Kennefick — have been selected to participate in the Open Educational Resources Course Materials Conversion Program.

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Exploring Two-Dimensional Magnetism

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Researchers at the University of Arkansas have performed and analyzed calculations that lead to a better understanding of two-dimensional materials.

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Research Uncovers the Spontaneous Polarization of Novel Ultrathin Materials

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Associate professor Salvador Barraza-Lopez and Taneshwor Kaloni, a former post-doctoral researcher, studied materials with colleagues from the Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Matter in China.

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U of A Researchers Contribute to Updated 'Tree of Life'

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fred Spiegel, a Distinguished Professor of biology, is one of about 40 experts worldwide, and one of three affiliated with the U of A, tasked with periodically updating the phylogenetic tree for eukaryotes.

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Colloquium: Do Quantum Spin Liquids Exist?

Friday, November 09, 2018

Changsong Xu will discuss the quantum spin liquid state at 4 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 9, in Physics Building 133. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. in PHYS 134.

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