Physics in the News

Physics Spotlight

Researchers build new fermion microscope

Instrument freezes and images 1,000 individual fermionic atoms at once.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office
May 13, 2015

Fermions are the building blocks of matter, interacting in a multitude of permutations to give rise to the elements of the periodic table. Without fermions, the physical world would not exist.

Read more: Quantum-Gas Microscope for Fermionic Atoms

2015 Physics in the News
Faculty Honors & Awards

2014 Physics in the News
Student Honors & Awards

2013 Physics in the News
In Remembrance

Archived Physics in the News