News

  • November 11, 2019

    Physics professor Brad Marston is part of an international project supported by a $4 million grant from the Simons Foundation to study turbulence, one of the great unsolved problems of classical physics.

     

  • November 11, 2019

    By harnessing the often-strange behavior of matter at the tiniest scales, quantum technologies could open the door to ultra-fast computers, new kinds of sensors, uncrackable information security and other revolutionary technologies. 

  • November 11, 2019

    A team of Brown University researchers will use a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a quantum mechanical magnetic camera, which will take snapshots of weak magnetic fields emanating from quantum materials. The camera will help researchers to understand the exotic materials that may one day be used in quantum computers and other quantum devices. 

  • October 30, 2019

    Professor Greg Landsberg led a tour of the CMS detector site for twelve Brown Alumni in Geneva, Switzerland.  The tour ended with a lecture on "Large Hadron Collider: Past, Present, and Future"

  • October 21, 2019

    On Saturday, September 28, the second annual Big Bang Science Fair unfolded on Market Square and in other locations into a smashing success during a full WaterFire lighting dedicated to celebrate educational excellence in Rhode Island.