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  • UMBC Telescope contributes to world-wide comet observation

    Before Comet ISON was destroyed by its close approach to the Sun in November 2013, astronomers at UMBC contributed to a world-wide campaign to study the coma morphology of this comet.  Using...
    Posted: November 20, 2015 12:02 PM
  • New article by Anthony Davidson

    "Thermal diffusivity and heat capacity of SiGe/Si superlattice from 374K to 674K" Anthony Davidson, M.Twigg, P.E.Thompson, T. Worchesky Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 107, Issue 14, Page 1...
    Posted: November 20, 2015 9:29 AM
  • Watch Prof. Turner and Prof. George on The Discovery Channel

    On September 29th and 30th, Dr. Jane Turner and Dr. Ian George filmed an episode of NASA's Unexplained Files for The Discovery Channel (via the WagTV production company
    Posted: October 1, 2015 4:10 PM
  • Dr. Yoon-Ho Kim (PhD '01) named UMBC Alumni of the Year

    The UMBC Alumni Association has named Dr. Yoon-Ho Kim (PhD '01) as the 2015 "UMBC Alumni of the year" for the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences. Dr. Kim received his PhD from Prof....
    Posted: September 11, 2015 9:51 AM
  • New article by Dr. Aboubakar Traore and Dr. Anthony Johnson

    "Determination of the nonlinear refractive index of multimode silica fiber with a dual-line ultrashort pulse laser source by using the induced grating autocorrelation technique" Optics Express...
    Posted: September 2, 2015 10:37 AM
  • Simulations Show Planet Driving Waves in Star Debris Disk

    UMBC physics graduate student Erika Nesvold has developed a state-of-the-art 3-D numerical simulation of the star Beta Pictoris. The work was part of her PhD thesis under the mentorship of Dr....
    Posted: August 10, 2015 11:10 AM
  • Dr. Lorraine Remer Elected Fellow of AGU

    Dr. Lorraine Remer, a Research Professor of Physics Department (also affiliated with the Department of Geography and Environmental Systems) and a senior research scientist of JCET, has been...
    Posted: July 31, 2015 10:03 AM
  • New article by Dr. Sanjit Karmakar & Ronald Meyers

    Color controllable polarization entanglement generation in optical fiber at telecommunication wavelengths   Sanjit Karmakar and Ronald E. Meyers Optics Express Vol. 23, Issue 16, pp....
    Posted: July 31, 2015 9:56 AM
  • New review article in Nature Photonics by Dr. Matthew Pelton

    “Modified spontaneous emission in nanophotonic structures” Nature Photonics 9, 427 - 435 (2015). The URL for the article is...
    Posted: July 1, 2015 12:09 PM
  • Observations of Black Hole Jet Collision published in Nature

    UMBC Astrophysicists Eileen Meyer and Markos Georganopoulos have recently published an article in the journal Nature (along with colleagues from STScI, FIT and JHU), discussing recent...
    Posted: June 12, 2015 9:49 AM