physics & astronomy

K Narayan

K. Narayan presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

Djordje Minic

Djordje Minic presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

Arnab Kundu

Arnab Kundu presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

Taylor Hughes

Taylor Hughes presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

Shavaji Sondhi

Shavaji Sondhi presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

Samir Mathur

Samir Mathur presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

David Turton

David Turton presenting at Great Lakes Strings 2013.

Astronomy Professor Researches Latest Hubble Space Telescope Images

For UK physics and astronomy professor Gary Ferland, the latest images of the Ring Nebula, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, provide an invaluable resource to understand more about dying stars similar to the sun.

Great Lakes Strings Conference

Date: 
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:00am to Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Chemistry-Physics Building Room 155.
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The 7th annual Great Lakes Strings Conference brings together researchers in fields related to string theory from the Midwest region and beyond. The program of 44 talks over 3 days will feature applications of string theory to condensed matter systems. 

Sponsored by the Department of Physics & Astronomy and the College of Arts & Sciences.

Visit the conference website for more information - https://sites.google.com/site/greatlakesstrings2013/ .

 

Robert Milton Huffaker Named Honorary Doctorate

Robert Milton Huffaker, a native of Wayne County, Ky., has an over 50-year career as a distinguished physicist, company founder and CEO, and philanthropist. After earning a Bachelor of Science in physics and pursuing graduate studies at UK, Huffaker worked at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center for 15 years.

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