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Professor John Beacom Featured in Viral Video

October 8, 2018
Beacom Viral Video

In Prof. John Beacom’s introductory physics course, a student made a short video of him doing a lecture demonstration.  This was uploaded to a Chinese social-media site, where it went viral, so far with 21 million views, 1.2 million likes, and 4,800 comments.

A Chemical History of the Universe

October 3, 2018
periodic table

Astronomy professor Jennifer Johnson created a version of the periodic table that color codes the elements by their cosmic origins.

View the table and read the article here

John Beacom named Henry L. Cox Professor of Physics and Astronomy

October 2, 2018
John Beacom

John Beacom, College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics (CCAPP) has been named the second recipient of the Henry L. Cox Professor of Physics and Astronomy. 

Tim Linden Awarded 2018 Michelson Postdoctoral Prize

September 26, 2018
Linden

The 2018 Michelson Postdoctoral Prize was awarded to Tim Linden for his work bridging Astrophysics and Particle Physics.  He will spend the week of Oct 1 – 5 in residence in Cleveland during which time he will give three seminars and a colloquium.

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