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June 3, 2022
Several changes to the current requirements for the Physics major and the
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June 3, 2022
Risa Wechsler (Ph.D. Physics’ 01) has always been interested in the biggest questions of the universe: 
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May 9, 2022
Mark Kasevich is an experimental physicist whose work informs development of high-accuracy navigation and sensing.
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May 2, 2022
Shamit Kachru is the Wells Family Director of the
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May 2, 2022
In the time since the first exoplanet was discovered in 1992, astronomers have detected more than 5,000 planets orbiting other stars.

Physicist Kent Irwin (first image,far left) and colleagues work with a delicate wire coil called an inductor for a prototype of Dark Matter Radio, their radio...

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April 29, 2022
Source: Science Magazine  
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April 4, 2022
Source: UC Santa Cruz  

The U.S. Mint's Dr. Sally Ride American Women Quarter features a likeness of the late astronaut by artist Elana Hagler on its reverse and a portrait of George...

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March 22, 2022
Source: Collect Space   March 21, 2022