Opened in 1891, Ladd Observatory is still an integral part of the Department of Physics. The observatory is open to the public every Tuesday from 8:30pm-10:30pm (weather permitting).
The European Physical Society has announced that the 2019 High Energy and Particle Physics Prize has been awarded to the CDF and D0 collaborations for "the discovery of the top quark and the detailed measurement of its properties".
A new study reveals a suite of quantum Hall states that have not been seen previously, shedding new light on the nature of electron interactions in quantum systems and establishing a potential new platform for future quantum computers.
Congratulations to Dr. Ankun Dong PhD '17, as co-first author of a publication in the journal Cell, “Single-Molecule Nanoscopy Elucidates RNA Polymerase II Transcription at Single Genes in Live Cells”.
On Tuesday, May 14th, several Brown Physics students volunteered to help a local girl scout troop earn their Space Science Adventurer and Explorer badges.