An Origin Story

January 23, 2019

On the northern tip of Ireland, where the North Sea meets the Atlantic, waves smash into 40,000 ancient, hexagon-shaped pillars at Giant’s Causeway — the result of a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago. Small pools form in the cracks … Continued

Maggie Hilderbran named Marshall Scholar

December 7, 2018

Maggie is one of 40 Americans selected for the one- and two-year awards, which provide university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grants, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants and fares to and from the United States, an … Continued

A way to polarized quantum matter across the complex plane

September 27, 2018

Calculating the thermodynamics of polarized fermions (realized in nature as nuclei, cold atoms, and neutron matter) is one of the most challenging problems in quantum physics. It suffers from a pervasive issue called the sign problem, which makes probabilities complex … Continued