Zwierlein a winner of DARPA’s Young Faculty Award competition
August 16, 2010Will receive two-year research grant of approximately $300,000
New evidence that matter and antimatter may behave differently
August 11, 2010Surprising neutrino finding could force physicists to rethink the foundations of particle physics.
15 MIT students awarded DOE-funded Science Graduate Fellowships
August 10, 2010Among 150 students nationwide awarded fellowships in program's first year
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Explained: the Doppler effect
August 2, 2010The same phenomenon behind changes in the pitch of a moving ambulance’s siren is helping astronomers locate and study distant planets.
Mysterious quantum forces unraveled
May 10, 2010MIT researchers find a way to calculate the effects of Casimir forces, offering a way to keep micromachines’ parts from sticking together.
Michael S. Feld, physics professor, dies at age 69
April 11, 2010Made fundamental contributions in the field of laser science; applied physics to biomedical problems
Two seniors, one graduate student win $250,000 Hertz Fellowships
March 30, 2010No-strings-attached awards last up to five years
Life beyond our universe
February 22, 2010MIT physicists explore the possibility of life in universes with laws different from our own.