Meet Hayden Smotherman
Hayden is the recipient of the John B. George Award which is awarded to the outstanding graduating senior in the college.
Streamlining the Nuclear Force
Physics professor Ruprecht Machleidt’s work related to nuclear force models has been highlighted on the U.S. Department of Energy website.
Waves on an Alien World
UI physics researchers find first evidence of waves in Titan’s methane seas
UI Researchers Help Decode New View of Saturn’s Moon Titan, Contribute to Cassini Mission
A team of NASA researchers around the nation, including Physics Assistant Professor Jason Barnes and his team of students, revealed this week a new view of Saturn’s moon Titan.
Studying Sand Dunes on "Tatooine" (and Titan)
Physics Professor Jason Barnes worked with U.S. and Tunisian researchers to study the movement of barchans (cresent-shaped dunes) on a Star Wars film set. Barnes is interested in the movement of barchans because he studies sand dunes on Saturn’s moon Titan.
More Power: Taking Education Up a Notch
One computer just wouldn’t cut it for Larz White's research. Larz found fellow physics graduate Chris Mirabzadeh with an interest in computer to help with his plan. Together they built Dirac, a supercomputer.
Proposed AVIATR Project Captures the Scientific Imagination
Jason Barnes of the Physics Department is the lead scientist on an exciting proposal for unmanned exploration of Saturn's moon Titan.
Changing the World One Nanoparticle at a Time
Quinn MacPherson's achievements led to him being named a Goldwater Scholar – a prestigious national award that recognizes excellence in science and mathematics.