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Hubble Space Telescope image of the massive galaxy cluster MACSJ1206 with the distortions produced by light bending and the dark matter map generated from these lensing effects (shown on the left in blue). Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Caminha (University of Groningen), M. Meneghetti (Observatory of Astrophysics and Space Science of Bologna), P. Natarajan (Yale University), the CLASH team, and M. Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)
September 10, 2020
The universe’s funhouse mirrors are revealing a difference between how dark matter behaves in theory and how it appears to act in reality. Dark matter is the invisible glue...
August 19, 2020
On August 17, 2020, Shany Danieli successfully defended her thesis, “Clues to the Nature of Dark Matter from Low-Mass Galaxies Outside the Local Group” (Advisor Pieter van...
July 27, 2020
SU(5) is a peer support and mentorship program for first year graduate students in physics and astronomy. For many students, the transition from undergraduate to graduate...
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July 15, 2020
The APS Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA) is a new initiative with a mission of empowering and supporting physics departments, laboratories, and other...
July 14, 2020
Larry Gladney (Professor of Physics) has been tapped to chair the FAS committee on communal expectations for teaching and learning. Over the coming weeks, this committee,...
July 7, 2020
Wright Lab assistant professor Laura Newburgh has been developing an innovative technique to calibrate radio telescopes across the world, in particular CHIME in Canada and...