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A rendering of a laser pulse striking a molecule that consists of two bonded hydrogen atoms.
Dr. Jean Marcel Ngoko Djiokap and Anthony Starace

Study details final breakthroughs of late Nebraska physicist


Nov 26, 2019 -Jean Marcel Ngoko Djiokap is committed to preserving the legacy of Anthony Starace.



Dr. Robert Streubel lectures about 3D Nano Magnetism
Robert Streubel

Colloquium from physicist Robert Streubel acts as part of interview process"


Nov 22, 2019 -Physicist Tim Gay states the colloquia are often used to evaluate candidates for open positions in the department.



Dr. Christian Binek standing in front of his lab equipment
Dr. Christian Binek

Binek named Interim center Director for Materials and Nanoscience


Oct 11, 2019 -Christian Binek, professor of Physics and Astronomy, has been named interim director of the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience.



Anthony Starace
Anthony Starace

Obituary | Anthony Starace


Sept 17, 2019 -Anthony Starace, George Holmes University Professor of physics, died Sept 5 from complications related to pancreatitis. He was 74.



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Glow Big Red

Faculty selected to lead N150 strategic planning


Feb 19, 2019 -Professor Ken Bloom is chosen to be apart of the N150 Strategy Planning Team.



Three Amigos
Three Amigos discuss

Retired Husker astronomer celebrates 50th anniversary of pulsar discovery


Feb 8, 2019 -The beams of light registered on Jan. 15, 1969, celestial winks from the heart of a cosmic crab.



Student studying in the library
Love Library

5,300-plus Huskers named to fall Deans' List/honor roll


Feb 6, 2019 -21 physics majors were named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2018-2019 academic year.



Edgar A. Pearlstein
Edgar A. Pearlstein

Obituary: Edgar A. Pearlstein


Feb 1, 2019 - Longtime professor of physics, Edgar A. Pearlstein died Jan. 15.



Football on the field
Football on the field

Why kicking a field goal is harder than it looks


Jan 31, 2019 - Kicking a field goal is tough. But why? Hint: It's physics.



Planets in space
Planets in space

SciPop Talks! to explore space law, comic-book physics


Jan 17, 2019 - The SciPop Talks! series returns with discussions on space law and comic-book physics.



Joe Lutes in Jorgensen Hall
Joe Lutes worked on a two-stage vaccum pump in a lab in Jorgensen Hall.

35 years later, Husker prepares to earn degree


Dec 14, 2018 – Joe Lutes, 53, will be finishing his college degree 35 years in the making.



This rendering illustrates the theoretical orientations of electron spin (red arrows) at various energy levels (multicolored surface) in a material studied by Nebraska physicists. The near-uniform orientation of those spins would be ideal in a spintronic device that can process spin orientation as bits of information.

Researchers ID promising key to performance of next-gen electronics


Nov 13, 2018 – Two Nebraska physicists, Evgeny Tsymbal and Lingling Tao identified a material whose crystalline structure might better sustain an electron's spin.



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