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

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.

Star-Swallowing Black Holes Reveal Secret in Exotic Light Shows

August 11, 2018
black hole

Black holes, befitting their name and general vibe, are hard to find and harder to study. You can eavesdrop on small ones from the gravitational waves that echo through space when they collide—but that technique is new, and still rare.