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Congratulations Phi Beta Kappa inductees!

May 12, 2022

Congratulations to our Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Phi Beta Kappa inductees: Max Kremer, Giovani Leone, Boyuan Li, Weston Murdock, Jeshurun Luke, Ravi Pitelka, Megan Pramojaney, and Nick Walton! Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary … Continued

2002 UNC Physics graduate earns NSF Early CAREER Award

April 12, 2022

A former Tar Heel was recently awarded an NSF Early CAREER Faculty Award, which is a prestigious grant recognizing faculty members’ leadership in research and education. Johannes Pollanen is a 2002 graduate of the UNC Department of Physics and Astronomy. … Continued

Stardust from Stellar Explosions

April 5, 2022

Presolar stardust grains found in primitive meteorites are believed to retain the isotopic composition of stellar outflows at the time of grain condensation. Therefore, laboratory measurements of their isotopic ratios represent sensitive probes for investigating open questions related to stellar … Continued

Career Workshops for Students

January 5, 2022

The Physics & Astronomy Department announces a series of career workshops for students! The workshops will be appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate students at all stages of their studies (i.e. not just for those who need a job in … Continued