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  • April 8, 2021

    In a paper published today in Nature, Brown University Assistant Professor of Physics Jia Leo Li and his colleagues find evidence of a Pomeranchuk-type mechanism in which the liquid ground state freezes upon increasing the temperature in twisted bilayer graphene and related systems.

  • April 7, 2021

    Brown’s Thomas J. Watson, Sr. Professor of Physics, Greg Landsberg and department colleagues have been awarded a 2021 Seed Research Award for a project entitled, “Using Artificial Intelligence to Search for New Physics Underground, on the Ground, and in the Sky.”

  • April 6, 2021

    Brown Professor of Physics Vesna Mitrović and Brown colleagues have been awarded a 2021 Seed Research Award for a project entitled, “Reverse Engineering the Synaptic Cleft - the Search for Quantum Information Processing in the Brain.”

  • April 6, 2021

    Brown Professor of Physics Stephon Alexander and other colleagues at Brown have been awarded a 2021 Seed Research Award for a project entitled, “Finding the Physics that Matters in Astrophysical and Astro-Particle Analyses with Interpretable Machine Learning.”

  • March 22, 2021

    A research team led by Brown University physicist Jia "Leo" Li has found a new way to precisely probe the nature of the superconducting state in magic-angle graphene. New research in the journal Science describes a technique that weakens the repulsive force between electrons in “magic-angle” graphene superconductors, providing physicists with exciting new details about this strange state of matter.