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Jan 2 2013 | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
After a long illness, Stanley Sweet Hanna died December 27, 2012, in Palo Alto.   A brief graveside service was held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 1:00PM at Alta Mesa Cemetery in Palo Alto.  An obituary appears in the April 2013 issue of Physics Today.
Jan 1 2013 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards
The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation has announced that Shoucheng Zhang as a 2013 Physics Frontiers Prize winner.
Nov 30 2012 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty
Physics Professor Patricia Burchat and five other faculty at Stanford University have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Sep 24 2012 | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty
Aug 8 2012 | Physics World | Posted In: Announcements, Awards, Faculty
Shoucheng Zhang has been awarded the Dirac Medal for 2012, along with Duncan Haldane of Princeton and Charles Kane of the University of Pennsylvania  "in recognition of their many important contributions to condensed matter physics, including their independent work preparing and opening the field...