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Force Chain Lattice

Aug 5, 2019

Researchers Forecast Failure in Disordered Materials

Physicists forecasted likely points of failure in two-dimensional disordered laser-cut lattices without needing to study detailed states of the material. 

Atomic-scale structure obtained by high-resolution electron microscopy

Jun 11, 2019

‘Sandwich’ Structure Key to Thin LSMO Films Retaining Magnetic Properties

LSMO, a promising material for spintronic devices, retains its magnetic properties in atomically thin layers if it is “sandwiched” between two layers of a different ceramic oxide, LSCO. 

Ana Sofia Uzsoy

May 22, 2019

Goldwater Scholar Ana Sofia Uzsoy: Intelligent Life

Goldwater Scholar and physics major Ana Sofia Uzsoy is doing research to help us understand the universe at every scale. 

Christina Koch in astronaut gear during training for her space launch

May 20, 2019

Physics Alumna Launches Into Orbit

Follow astronaut and physics alumna Christina Koch's adventures aboard the International Space Station. 

Astronaut Christina Koch delivering a talk at NC State University

Mar 6, 2019

Blasting Off Into History

NC State physics and engineering graduate Christina Hammock Koch blasts off for the International Space Station on March 14 to conduct experiments — and make history. 

NC State Belltower lit red at night with the Hillsborough Street traffic circle in the foreground

Mar 5, 2019

Six Sciences Faculty and Staff Nominated for Equity for Women Awards

The College of Sciences had the most nominees of any college at the university. 

A student floats above an experimental apparatus onboard a zero-gravity research flight

Feb 13, 2019

A Zero-Gravity Laboratory

Physics Professor Karen Daniels and a team of undergraduates had two feet off the ground on a research flight that simulated gravity in outer space. 

Sciences donor Ragini Murarka

Oct 30, 2018

The Roots of Success

Physics alumna Ragini Murarka is helping graduate students embrace opportunity at NC State by creating a graduate student award endowment in the College of Sciences. 

NC State Belltower

Oct 16, 2018

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. 

Alumni Gateway near sunset

Oct 11, 2018

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.