A Better Grasp on Graphene
Sep 29, 2019Recent Nature Nanotechnology-reported research by Texas A&M physicist Alexey Belyanin explores the structure and dynamics of electrons in graphene, providing new insight into how it interacts with light at the nanoscale level and with femtosecond time resolution affecting the design of future nanophotonic devices as well as materials used in computers and telecommunications.
Sep 19, 2019Congratulations to Texas A&M physicists Tatiana Erukhimova and Saskia Mioduszewski, who have been named 2019 American Physical Society Fellows in recognition of excellence in original research and publication, innovative contributions to science and technology, and significant contributions to physics teaching and service.
Aug 31, 2019Texas A&M astronomers Lucas Macri, Darren DePoy and Jennifer Marshall are part of a bi-national project that has received a National Science Foundation award toward construction of a robotic telescope in Argentina to help them study gravitational wave events in deep space.
Spheres of Influence
Jul 10, 2019Emails between two faculty members aren't necessarily newsworthy, but when it's two Texas A&M distinguished professors exchanging space-related videos and brief memories of the Apollo program, consider our curiosity piqued by a rare glimpse at the humanity behind the history on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
A Universal Mystery
Apr 25, 2019Armed with new Hubble Space Telescope data and an improved technique, a team of astronomers including Texas A&M professor Lucas Macri has made the most accurate measurement of the universe's expansion rate to date — a surprising 4-sigma discrepancy from Planck's prediction that strengthens the case for new physics.
Apr 14, 2019Texas A&M astronomer Jonelle Walsh recently took time with reporters from local media outlets KBTX-News3 and the Bryan-College Station Eagle to discuss the historic first image of a black hole and its shadow, located at the heart of the Messier 87 (M87) galaxy, which Walsh has actually studied as a crucial anchor for the uppermost end of black hole properties and relationships.
Hands-On Physics Fun
Mar 29, 2019Make a date for free family fun and experience the many wonders of science and technology at Texas A&M's 2019 Physics and Engineering Festival, set for Saturday, April 6, at the Mitchell Physics Building and kicking off with a 7 p.m. Friday, April 5 lecture, "Science in the Brewery!"