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Physics department celebrated the 50 years of the Standard Model

Date posted: January 18th, 2018


The Standard Model at 50 Years took place in the Physics Department Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio, June 1-4, 2018.
For more information see: …Read more.

Department hosted PASCOS 2018

Date posted: September 18th, 2017

The physics department hosted the 24th International Symposium on Particle, Strings, and Cosmology between June 4-8, 2018.
For details see: …Read more.

Our own Galaxy Spotter in the House!

Date posted: August 17th, 2018

Meet undergraduate, Chris Carr.  Chris is a rising senior studying physics and astronomy.  See what he spotted on images from the university’s Burrell Schmidt telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory in southwest Arizona. …Read more.

The heat is on

Date posted: August 16th, 2018

Physics’ own, Professor Giuseppe Strangi, is Conference Chair of the “NanoPlasm2018” event.  Researchers in the field of plasmonics and metamaterial gathered in Cetraro, Italy, to attend.  This conference is annually held in the beautiful Grand Hotel San Michele.   …Read more.

Taylor Fest 2018 Recordings Now Available!

Date posted: July 27th, 2018

Recordings of the lectures are now available
Our friend and colleague Philip Taylor, Distinguished University Professor and Perkins Professor of Physics, celebrated his 80th birthday last year.
To mark the occasion and celebrate his career we organized a symposium on March 29, 2018 featuring lectures by Phil’s colleagues past and present on a range of topics that reflects the breadth of Phil’s interests and friendships. …Read more.

Congrats to Laura Johnson!

Date posted: June 1st, 2018

The 21st Eastern Gravity Meeting, hosted by Long Island University–Brooklyn, was held Thursday, May 24 and Friday, May 25, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY.
This annual regional meeting is open to researchers of all levels, from undergraduate students to faculty, in all areas of gravitational physics, including classical, quantum, theory, observation, computation and experiment. …Read more.

Distinguished University Professor Glenn Starkman memorializes Stephen Hawking

Date posted: March 30th, 2018

Glenn Starkman, Distinguished University Professor and professor of physics and astronomy, wrote a piece describing the scientific and cultural achievements of the late Stephen Hawking. The article, titled “The reverberating glow of Stephen Hawking’s daring theories and elastic mind,” was written for …Read more.

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Application deadlines:
Application deadline for the Ph.D. program: January 15. Application deadline for the M.S. in Physics and M.S. in Physics Entrepreneurship Track programs: May 1 for international students who require a new visa for study in the US (e.g., F-1) and August 15 for students who do not require a visa. Admission to the MS programs is on a rolling basis.

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The 24th International Symposium on Particles, Strings and Cosmology (PASCOS2018) will be here in June 2018.


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