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Jan 18

Branch Awarded Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award

Physics & Astronomy emeritus professor David Branch has been awarded the AAS' Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award, along with J. Craig Wheeler, for their advanced university-level...

Jan 08

Young Planets Orbiting Red Dwarfs May Lack Ingredients for Life

A team of astronomers led by OU's John Wisniewski have used the Hubble Space Telescope to trace giant blobs of material being cleared out from...

Jan 02

Kaib wins NSF Career Award

OU astronomy professor Nathan Kaib is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development Program) Award in the amount of $521,258. ...

Jan 01

Marino Wins James and JoAnn Holden Faculty Award

Professor Alberto Marino has been named the recipient of the James and JoAnn Holden Faculty award.  The James and JoAnn Holden Faculty Award recognizes...

Nov 15

Faculty Positions in Theoretical and Experimental Quantum Physics Opened

The Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Oklahoma (OU) invites applications for three faculty appointments in the areas of...

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Feb 19, 2019 1:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Hadi Afshari

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Feb 19, 2019 3:45 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Przemyslaw Bienias
Synthetic quantum matter with atomic and photonic systems

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Feb 21, 2019 3:45 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Joshua Island
Spin-orbit driven band inversion in bilayer graphene by van der Waals proximity effect

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Feb 26, 2019 1:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - APS Practice Talks

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Feb 28, 2019 3:45 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - RESERVED
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Featured Research: OU Physicists Predict Higgs Boson Mass From String Theory Landscape

OU Professors Howard Baer and Kuver Sinha, along with Professor Hasan Serce (Uuniversity of Central Oklahoma) and Professor Vernon Barger (University of Wisconsin), published the paper Higgs and superparticle mass predictions from the string theory landscape in the Journal of High Energy Physics. They show, using a statistical analysis of the supersymmetry breaking scale from the string theory landscape, that nature pulls towards large supersymmetry breaking masses along…