The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) dark matter detector, which will soon start its search for the elusive particles thought to account for a majority of matter in the universe, had the first of its “eyes” delivered late last week. Click here to read more about the construction and detectors from Brown Physics Professor Rick Gaitskell and his group.
December 20, 2018
On Thursday, December 13, Governor Gina Raimondo 's initiative, Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI), brought over 2000 Rhode Island youth from across the state’s middle through high schools to a special summit to learn how to use computer science tools and concepts to analyze data and impact the world around us.
December 17, 2018
Two arrays of 494 large-area, light-sensing photomultiplier tubes, critical parts of the LUX-ZEPLIN dark matter detector, have arrived in South Dakota, where the detector will start its search in 2020.
What do you give a physicist who helped discover a fundamental particle and jump-started your science career?December 6, 2018
When Evan Coleman was wrapping up his undergraduate studies in physics at Brown University, he wanted to find something special to give his mentor, Meenakshi Narain.
“How do you get a gift for someone who has defined your career?” Coleman says.
November 15, 2018
The professor of physics has been tapped to head the nation’s leading organization of African American physicists and physics students.
October 1, 2018
The public enjoyed the activities promoting the intersection of art, music, and science and some five thousand people of all ages participated in the Market Square events.