Archive: Physics

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How Machine Learning Could Transform Work in Physics Labs Across the Country  

Recently published research from Bradley Fugetta (C’23), Gen Yin and collaborators could transform the way physics labs around the world study the magnetic properties of…

January 22, 2024

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Jeffrey Urbach Named Vice Provost for Research

Jeffrey Urbach has been named the vice provost for research, a role responsible for working with an array of offices across the university on faculty research and…

November 3, 2023

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Gel Break: Georgetown Physicists Uncover the Secret of the Goo

An international team of researchers led by Emanuelda Del Gado, a physics professor in the College of Arts & Sciences, has published a groundbreaking new paper in Nature…

May 4, 2023

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Physics Major Wins Accolade for Innovative Research Technique

Leah Chen (C’25) won the third place prize in this year’s District of Columbia Space Grant Consortium Student Research Poster…

April 7, 2023

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Hot Off the Presses: How 3D Printing Could Help Construction Go Green

3D printing has the potential to upend the cement industry and, if used correctly, reduce the carbon footprint of the construction process, according to a new paper from…

February 23, 2023

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Kai Liu Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected Kai Liu, a physicist and materials scientist, to its 2022 class of…

January 12, 2023

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Physics Major Wins Poster Award for Research on Nanoparticles

Sophie Taylor (CAS’24) was recognized for her research on nanoparticles at this year’s Physics Congress, held by the Society of Physics Students ).…

November 21, 2022

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Wise Fools: College Students Reflect on First-Year

Last year, we took the opportunity to ask fresh faces on campus about themselves and their plans for their career at Georgetown. This year, we revisited with those students to…

October 19, 2022

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What’s Goo Got to Do with It? Georgetown Physicists Study Fundamental Structure of Flowing Cornstarch-Water Mixture

A team of Georgetown College of Arts and Sciences physicists has captured, in high resolution, video of cornstarch grains flowing through water and interacting to jump between…

August 1, 2022

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Georgetown Researchers Design Effective, Reusable Mask to Fight Airborne Threats

A team of Georgetown researchers are one of ten groups in the running for a $400,000 prize for designing an innovative, lightweight and reusable. …

June 10, 2022