The entire math department switches to physics because “nobody even does math anymore”
CU Boulder mathematics department in disarray
Putting Salt Particles in Their Place: Optical Levitation
At CU Boulder, graduate students study atmospheric chemistry by levitating small specks.
The Science of Science Fiction: A Wrinkle in Time
Can string theory explain the Wrinkle in Time tesseract?
Ben Pollard re-defines physics culture
Ben is one of the founding members of CU-Prime, a student-led organization that focuses on diversity and community in the physics department.
Hot Topics: Heat Transfer at Nanoscales
“The Scientific Process” in action!
Plasma Explosion Imaging: Blowing up nanoparticles with ultrafast laser pulses
Scientists and engineers have been tinkering with lasers since the 1950’s, building a world in which lasers have become ubiquitous in our daily lives.