November 3, 2023
Four physics researchers and one biophysicist from LSA have been elected to the American Physical Society, each from a different field within physics.
September 25, 2023
U-M is among three universities that have received a $1.125 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to recruit students of diverse backgrounds into the field of physics.
September 11, 2023
What began as a modest university summer lecture program featuring notable physicists in 1923 evolved into an extraordinary series of appearances by some of the greatest minds in theoretical physics.
February 10, 2023
Physics and complex systems professor Mark E. Newman will discuss ways in which different networks form and share information when he delivers the 98th Henry Russel Lecture on Feb. 23.
January 9, 2023
U-M’s Saturday Morning Physics program will feature a question-and-answer session Jan. 14 with astronaut Josh Cassada that will be livestreamed from the International Space Station.
March 9, 2021
A pair of U-M physicists, including an undergraduate student, has discovered a set of functions can tighten the interpretation step, showing physicists may be able to overcome one of the major limitations of modern quantum simulation.
October 1, 2020
U-M physicists Tom Schwarz, Bing Zhou and Junjie Zhu will have a key hand in upgrading CERN’s Large Hadron Collider using grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $7.1 million.
May 26, 2020
A team of researchers led by U-M is looking to develop metamaterials using a five-year, $7.5 million grant from the Office of Naval Research.
October 29, 2019
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, known as DESI, is designed to explore the mystery of dark energy, which makes up about 68 percent of the universe and is speeding up its expansion.
October 22, 2018
U-M researchers have refined a laser-based gas-sniffing device so it can detect poisonous gases and explosives in less than half a second.