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Stories of Magnetism: Some New Twists Yong P. Chen- Purdue Physics Magnetism, important in many everyday technologies, is a well-studied quantum phenomenon (in fact it is one of the best examples of many-body and correlated quantum phenomenon, which can exist … Continued

OUR Diversity in Research Panel & Symposium

Join us to hear from diverse research faculty and graduate students across disciplines and identities, then celebrate the research done by undergraduates who are dedicated to furthering diversity, equity and inclusion efforts right here at UNC. Featuring the Physics Department's … Continued

Masters Defense

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A Characterized TESS Stellar Rotation Pipeline for Young Stellar Association Membership Analysis Jonathan Bush Studies of planetary evolution using exoplanets rely on precise age dating of the host star to place the planetary systems on an evolutionary timeline. While determining … Continued

Triangle Nuclear Theory Colloquium

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Nuclear Reactions & QCD Spectroscopy Andrew Jackura, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab It is widely accepted that all observed nuclear phenomena emerge from the strong interactions between quarks and gluons as governed by Quantum ChromoDynamics (QCD). Reactions between hadrons, the bound … Continued

COSMS Colloquium

The dark matter experiment XENONnT and first WIMP results Evidence for about 6 times more matter in the universe than normal matter is coming from cosmological observations and analyses on all scales. What this exotic dark matter is remains still … Continued

Astronomy on Tap

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Doctoral Defense

Title: Brillouin Spectroscopy Studies of Polyacrylamide and Fmoc-FF Hydrogels to Determine the Role of Monomer and Solvent Concentrations on Longitudinal Moduli and Relaxation Processes Britta Gorman Biomimetic hydrogels are polymeric networks that contain a large amount of water. The viscoelastic … Continued

Master’s Defense

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Using the Cosmic Microwave Background to Probe the Universe's First Second   The evolution of the early universe is largely unconstrained: there is a vast gulf between the possible energy scales of inflation and the onset of Big Bang nucleosynthesis. … Continued

Doctoral Defense

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Stellar associations - groups of coeval, co-moving stars - are fundamental to our understanding of stellar ages and critical for the study of stellar and planetary evolution. All stellar age measurements, with the sole exception of the Sun, are based … Continued

Physics From the Ground Up

Physics From the Ground Up - our monthly talk series hosted at Lanza's Cafe aimed at presenting exciting physics research to the general public.