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Dec 30 2015

If a pebble is thrown into a black hole, an observer outside the black hole will see waves of energy diffuse outwards along the event horizon.

Stanford Physicists Xiao-Liang Qi and Leonardo Senatore won New Horizons in Physics Prizes for their outstanding contributions to fundamental physics.

Ground states of quantum matter can often be distinguished by their zero temperature electrical properties.  This way, superconductors, metals and insulators have zero, finite, and infinite resistance respectively, at T=0.  In two dimensions, it is widely believed that only superconductors, insul

Nov 3 2014

Soucheng Zhang, professor of physics, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics, one of the oldest and most prestigious science awards in the United States.


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