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Jun 26 2018 | Physics.org | Posted In: Faculty
It took nearly a century of trial and error for human scientists to organize the periodic table of elements, arguably one of the greatest scientific achievements in chemistry, into its current form.
Jun 5 2018 | Scientific American
Inside a neutron star—the city-size, hyperdense cinder left after a supernova—modern physics plunges off the edge of the map.
Apr 18 2018 | American Academy of Arts and Sciences | Posted In: Awards, Department News, Faculty
Congratulations to Renata Kallosh on her election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Renata's election recognizes her important contributions to theoretical physics. The newly elected members of the American Academy include Barack H. Obama and Tom Hanks.
Dec 3 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Department News
Douglas Stanford has won the 2018 Breakthrough New Horizons Prize in Physics for work that uses chaos to better understand the links between quantum physics and black holes.
Jul 7 2017 | Quanta Magazine | Posted In: Faculty
SITP Professor Eva Silverstein tries to address questions about the Big Bang, dark energy or gravity using string theory — physicists’ best guess for how quantum gravity might work.

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