PhD student Carson Evans stores quantum entanglement!

Entangled photons display counterintuitive correlations that are stronger than anything allowed by classical physics - something Einstein once called "spooky action at a distance". They are now...

Posted: November 28, 2023, 9:48 AM

Dr. Deffner named inaugural QLab Fellow

Associate Professor Dr. Deffner has been named an inaugural fellow of the National Quantum Laboratory at Maryland (QLlab). QLab, is a new user facility of the University of Maryland, College Park...

Posted: November 22, 2023, 8:46 AM

Neranga Hannadige & Jianyu Zheng successfully defend!

Congratulations to Atmospheric Physics PhD candidates Neranga Kaluappuwa Hannadige and Jianyu (Kevin) Zheng! Neranga defended her PhD dissertation on November 9, 2023. Her dissertation was...

Posted: November 21, 2023, 9:11 AM

Walk the Loop Group Fun: November

Physics folks welcome visitors from Frostburg State University and enjoy a walk around Hilltop Circle on Nov. 17, 2023.

Posted: November 17, 2023, 2:58 PM

Lost in Space-Time

As part of the Lost in Space-Time series of the New Scientist, Associate Professor Sebastian Deffner explains Quantum Darwinism in simple terms. Lost in Space-Time, is a monthly dispatch on the...

Posted: November 14, 2023, 11:29 AM

New article by Dr. Adi Foord in The Conversation

As part of the Curious Kids series on The Conversation, Assistant Professor Adi Foord tackles a question about the feasibility of time travel. Curious Kids is a series that lets experts across the...

Posted: November 14, 2023, 8:23 AM

Walk the Loop Group Fun - September 2023

Physics graduate students, faculty, staff, and a beautiful four-legged companion enjoyed the weather and walked around Hilltop Circle during lunch time on Sept. 29, 2023.

Posted: October 2, 2023, 10:13 AM

Graduate Students Kick Off Orientation Week with Picnic

The Department of Physics welcomed its largest incoming class of graduate students ever on Monday, August 21. The students participated in a full day of orientation activities, including an...

Posted: August 22, 2023, 12:24 PM

New article lead by Dr. Eileen Meyer in Nature Astronomy

Contradicting long-standing theories, a recent study by Associate Professor Eileen Meyer and colleagues has found that x-ray emissions from black hole jets vary over short periods, and occur...

Posted: June 2, 2023, 1:53 PM