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Physicist Hugh Churchill Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

The Presidential Early Career Awards are the highest honor bestowed by the federal government on scientists and engineers who are early in their research careers.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Physics

Researchers Demonstrate New Properties of Atomically Thin Ferroelectrics

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Doctoral fellow Brandon J. Miller and associate professor Salvador Barraza-Lopez collaborated with experimental groups in China and Germany.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

U of A Students Named as Goldwater Scholars, Udall Honorable Mentions

Friday, May 10, 2019

Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to undergraduates in math, science and engineering; Udall honors environmental and Native American work.

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Chemical Engineering Computer Science and Computer Engineering Physics

Promising Material Could Lead to Faster, Cheaper Computer Memory

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Researchers confirmed that bismuth ferrite, which responds to both magnetic and electric fields, can be used to efficiently store information.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

Research on Disk Galaxies Sheds Light on Movement of Stars

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The University of Arkansas research is a step toward solving the mystery of how disk galaxies maintain the shape of their spiral arms.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

New Book Traces Expeditions to Test Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Friday, April 19, 2019

Physics professor Daniel Kennefick writes about the 1919 eclipse, which provided the data to confirm the revolutionary theory.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

Researchers Observe Formation of a Magnetar 6.5 Billion Light Years Away

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

X-ray data holds evidence of two neutron stars merging to form a celestial object with an extremely powerful magnetic field.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics
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