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  • Professor Vesna Mitrovic delivers opening remarks in remembrance of the late Dr. Meenakshi Narain at CUWiP at Brown on Friday, Jan. 20.
    January 22, 2023

    Professor Vesna Mitrovic opened the 2023 CUWiP at Brown on Friday evening with introductory remarks, including a reflection of Dr. Meenakshi Narain’s impact on women in physics: “There isn’t anybody better that you should aim to be like.” 

  • January 9, 2023

    A renowned physicist who collaborated with researchers globally and mentored young scientists exploring physics careers, Narain spent 15 years on the Brown faculty and was the first woman to chair the physics department.

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  • January 2, 2023

    It is with deep sadness that we inform you that our colleague and friend, Meenakshi Narain, passed away on January 1, 2023.

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  • December 16, 2022

    The Brown Department of Physics Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (DDIAP) committee kicked off its inaugural artist-in-residence program with a visit from renowned jazz saxophonist and mathematician Marcus G. Miller. 

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  • December 6, 2022

    New experimental findings bolster Stephon Alexander's 2006 theory that suggested that Chern-Simons gravity could also potentially solve one of the biggest mysteries in cosmology: why our universe contains more matter than antimatter.

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