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Sep 27 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Department News, Faculty
The history of particle accelerators is one of seemingly constant one-upmanship. Ever since the 1920s, the machines – which spur charged particles to near light speeds before crashing them together – have grown ever larger, more complex and more powerful. more
Aug 7 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Department News
Daniel Freedman, a visiting professor at the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics (SITP), is a co-recipient of a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for his role in the invention of supergravity. more
Jun 3 2019 | Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences | Posted In: Awards, Department News, Faculty
Stanford physicist Shamit Kachru is a member of a new collaboration that aims to unravel the mystery of entangled quantum matter. more
May 3 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Department News, Faculty, Students
Theoretical physicist Shamit Kachru and three of his graduate students talk about the social fabric behind their research, the cycle of confusion and discovery, and the sense of awe – or the cool factor – that drives them. more
Apr 3 2019 | The Shoucheng Zhang Memorial Workshop | Posted In: Department News
Our friend, Professor Shoucheng Zhang, passed away on December 1, 2018. This was a great loss for the entire physics community.  To honor Shoucheng and to celebrate his remarkable science and life, we are organizing a Memorial Workshop from May 2-4, 2019. Shoucheng has influenced many of us deeply... more