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Wed, 06 Nov 2019
University of Rochester researchers, inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, have created a metallic structure that is so water repellent, it refuses to sink—no matter how often it is forced into water or how much it is damaged or punctured.
Wed, 30 Oct 2019
The University of Rochester astrophysicist recently received the American Physical Society’s 2020 Joseph A. Burton Forum Award and his latest book Light of the Stars was awarded the 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Award for Science.
Thu, 10 Oct 2019
Three of eight national research grants recently awarded by the Department of Energy were given to researchers at the University of Rochester, which is home to the largest university-based DOE research program in the nation.
Wed, 25 Sep 2019
Quantum computing has revolutionary potential, but transferring information within a quantum system remains a challenge. By transferring the state of electrons, Rochester research brings scientists one step closer to creating fully functional quantum computers.
Mon, 22 Jul 2019
The digital electronics designed, developed, delivered, and installed by Rochester researchers are an integral piece of the puzzle, as an international team of scientists works to finally detect dark matter particles.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Recent physics graduate Alex Johnson ’19 had never played the bells before coming to Rochester. Now he is one of the best musicians in the world at the instrument, taking first place at the international Queen Fabiola Carillon Competition.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Moore’s Law predicts that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit will double every two years. As technology nears the limits of Moore’s Law, Rochester researchers have combined 2D materials with oxide materials in a new way, with new possibilities for computing power.
Mon, 03 Jun 2019
Physicist Andrew Jordan and his fellow researchers harnessed superconductivity to conceive of a quantum refrigerator that could cool atoms to nearly absolute zero temperatures.
Tue, 14 May 2019
With a major in physics and a minor in music, Alex Johnson '19 is heading to Belgium after graduation to learn more about "the bells” that inspired him in Rochester. “Lots of deciding to do. There isn’t a wrong decision.”
Wed, 08 May 2019
Three members of the University’s Class of 2020 are recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award for undergraduate science majors.