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Apr 25

Brad Abbott Named Presidential Professor

OU physics professor Brad Abbott has just been named the recipient of the 2019 Brian and Sandra O'Brien Presidential Professorship http://www.ou.edu/facultyawards/award-recipients ...

Mar 01

Theory-Experiment Team Observed Quantum Mechanical Two-Body Collisions One at a Time

To better understand atomic collisions, Qingze Guan of the University of Oklahoma in Norman and colleagues from  Heidelberg University developed a way to...

Jan 18

Branch Awarded Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award

Physics & Astronomy emeritus professor David Branch has been awarded the AAS' Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award, along with J. Craig Wheeler, for their advanced university-level...

Jan 08

Young Planets Orbiting Red Dwarfs May Lack Ingredients for Life

A team of astronomers led by OU's John Wisniewski have used the Hubble Space Telescope to trace giant blobs of material being cleared out from...

Jan 02

Kaib wins NSF Career Award

OU astronomy professor Nathan Kaib is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development Program) Award in the amount of $521,258. ...

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Featured Research: OU Physicists Predict Higgs Boson Mass From String Theory Landscape

OU Professors Howard Baer and Kuver Sinha, along with Professor Hasan Serce (Uuniversity of Central Oklahoma) and Professor Vernon Barger (University of Wisconsin), published the paper Higgs and superparticle mass predictions from the string theory landscape in the Journal of High Energy Physics. They show, using a statistical analysis of the supersymmetry breaking scale from the string theory landscape, that nature pulls towards large supersymmetry breaking masses along…