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Award-Winning Film on Controversial Pakistani Physicist to Screen March 7
The documentary explores the legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Pakistani physicist Abdus Salam, with a director’s talk to follow the screening.
Physicist Receives NSF CAREER Award for Nanowire Research
Selenium and tellurium nanowires each have electrical and magnetic properties that could lead to technological advances.
Peculiar Physics at Work in the Brain
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.
New Method Facilitates Study of the Effects of Chemicals on DNA
U of A physics researchers have developed a simple, cost-effective method to study the interactions between DNA and other chemicals.
U of A Partners With DoE, National Labs in New Field of Topological Materials
U of A researchers will explore a new field with potential to advance electronics and quantum information science.
Faculty Selected to Participate in Materials Conversion Program
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.
Exploring Two-Dimensional Magnetism
Researchers at the University of Arkansas have performed and analyzed calculations that lead to a better understanding of two-dimensional materials.
Research Uncovers the Spontaneous Polarization of Novel Ultrathin Materials
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.
U of A Researchers Contribute to Updated 'Tree of Life'
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.
Colloquium: Do Quantum Spin Liquids Exist?
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.