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Physics Staff Appreciation Event

Physics Staff Appreciation Event

UF Physics recently organized a staff appreciation event to express gratitude towards the technical, administrative, and facilities staff for their efforts and achievements over the past year.  Thanks to all for your hard work!

Stand Up & Holler for Gator Nation Giving Day!

Stand Up & Holler for Gator Nation Giving Day!

It’s Stand Up & Holler for Gator Nation Giving Day! Over the past 5 years, Giving Day has mobilized The Gator Nation to support causes at UF that foster innovation and growth to empower the next generation for a life of broad and meaningful impact. The Physics Unrestricted fund promotes community and engagement in physics teaching and […]

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ESA gives go-ahead for flagship gravitational-wave observatory in space

ESA gives go-ahead for flagship gravitational-wave observatory in space

Above Image:  The LISA mission consists of three spacecraft orbiting the Sun in a triangular configuration. The three satellites are separated by a distance of 2.5 Mio km. The spacecraft are connected by laser beams forming the arms of a high precision laser interferometer. This interferometer senses gravitational waves by monitoring […]

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Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student Awards 2023

Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Student Awards 2023

Congratulations to the following UF Physics faculty, staff, and student award recipients for 2023! GRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS Tom Scott Memorial Award. This award is made annually to a senior graduate student in experimental physics who has shown distinction in research. The award honors the memory of Professor Tom Scott who made […]

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James Hamlin photo by Nature

UF Physics Professor one of Nature’s 10 who helped shape science in 2023

Photo: by Nature This week the scientific journal Nature explores noteworthy advancements in science for 2023, highlighting ten individuals pivotal in making groundbreaking discoveries and addressing critical issues. Among those featured is physics professor James Hamlin, who conducts high-pressure experiments at UF.  In the article titled, “Superconductivity debunker: this physicist exposed flaws in a […]

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Spring 2024 CLAS Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

Spring 2024 CLAS Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

Each fall the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) awards approximately fifteen one-semester dissertation fellowships to deserving graduate students whose projects are judged by the selection committee to be highly meritorious. Successful applicants receive a stipend and paid tuition during the following spring semester. The following physics graduate students […]

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Prof Peter Hirschfeld wins the 2023 Jesse W Beams Award

Prof Peter Hirschfeld wins the 2023 Jesse W Beams Award

Professor Peter Hirschfeld has been awarded the 2023 Jesse W. Beams Award of the Southeastern Section of the APS (SESAPS).  The award was announced last Friday at the annual SESAPS meeting.  The award committee recognized Peter’s work with this citation:  “For his seminal contributions to condensed matter physics and unconventional superconductivity […]

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