physics

Oct 27, 2018

PhysicsPhest

Join us for a one-day celebration of all things NC State Physics!

Oct 16, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Physicists Create Guidelines for Non-Equilibrium Measurements of Many-Body Systems

A research team found that electrons in materials in a non-equilibrium state don’t necessarily behave in the same way that materials in equilibrium do, which could affect experimental results.

Oct 11, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Detecting Gluons Inside Pions: 5 Questions With NC State Physicists

Physicists Patrick Berry and Chueng Ji are learning more about how nuclei are assembled, which could increase our understanding of how the universe works.

Jul 25, 2018

A Scientist Loose in America’s Library: Studying Astrobiology at the Library of Congress

Hear from Lucianne Walkowicz, chair of astrobiology at the Library of Congress and an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, about the search for and study of life in the universe.

Jul 17, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Following the Path: Making Huge Calculations Predictable

A new approach narrows down huge calculations, like those involved in quantum physics, by focusing on a single, predictive parameter.

Jul 14, 2018  |  Faculty

Blondin Named Senior Associate Dean for Administration

John Blondin, an internationally prominent astrophysicist, has been named the college's new senior associate dean for administration.

May 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Listen for Failure in Granular Materials

A new way to probe granular materials — like the ground beneath us — without disturbing them may enable researchers to forecast their failure.

May 24, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Professor Emeritus Richard Patty Honored for Service in Retirement

The Association of Retired Faculty recognizes longtime physics professor Richard Patty.

May 12, 2018

Physics Spring Graduation

Join us for the graduation ceremony for the Department of Physics.

May 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Named First University-Based IBM Q Hub in North America

NC State will be the first university in North America to establish an IBM Quantum Computing Hub as part of the global IBM Q Network created to advance quantum computing.