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Picnic Day 2022, Physics Show

A physics club parody production of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" incorporating fun physics demos and explanations for all ages! "Raiders of the Lost Quark"

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Heavier Than Expected Particle Raises Questions About Standard Model

An international team of physicists, including several from the high energy experiment group at the UC Davis Department of Physics and Astronomy, has come up with the best measure yet of the mass of the W-boson – putting it in conflict with existing elements of the Standard Model of particle physics.

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Shruti Paranjape Awarded the UC Davis Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship

QMAP postdoctoral researcher, Shruti Paranjape, was awarded the 2022-2023 UC Davis Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship.

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'Momentum Computing' Pushes Technology's Thermodynamic Limits

Overheating is a major problem for today’s computers, but those of tomorrow might stay cool by circumventing a canonical boundary on information processing. Professor Jim Crutchfield and his graduate student Kyle Ray were featured in an article on the topic in Scientific American.

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Graduate Students Joseph Levine and Blanca Nino Selected as 2022 HEPCAT Fellows

The first cohort of 10 graduate student fellows under the Department of Energy funded HEPCAT program has been selected. Among them are UC Davis Physics graduate students Joseph Levine and Blanca Nino.

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Shirley Chiang Elected to Executive Committee of the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Shirley Chiang has been elected as Vice Chair, to-be Chair of the Executive Committee of the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics.

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Asteroid (179223) Tonytyson

UC Davis Distinguished Professor of Physics Tony Tyson has been honored with an asteroid!

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NMR in a Superconducting Vortex

The Curro and Taufour groups published their collaborative work in the iron-based superconductor FeSe recently.