News

Apr 07

Astrophysics Major Brandon Curd Named Goldwater Scholar

Congratulations to Brandon Curd, a junior astrophysics major in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, who was awarded a prestigious 2015 Goldwater Scholarship! 

Apr 06

Alumni Reunion

The Department of Physics and Astronomy held a successful Alumni reunion on October 24, 2014. The full day event attracted many faculty, students and several alumni including the members of the department...

Mar 16

Undergraduates Awarded Summer Internships

Congratulations to our astrophysics & physics majors who have accepted summer internship positions: Anthony Burrow (OU), Brandon Curd (Leiden Observatory), Tarryn Kahre (SETI Institute), Marcus Keil (Lehigh University), Taylor Murphy ...

Jan 05

Brian Friesen wins 2015 AAS Doxsey Prize

OU astronomy graduate student Brian Frisen was a 2015 recipient of the American Astronomical Society's (AAS) Rodger Doxsey Travel Prize.  The prize was awarded based on the scientific merit of...

Dec 02

Kim Milton elected member of the American Physical Society

Professor Kim Milton is now a Fellow of the American Physics Society (APS). He was cited "For studies of the development of quantum field theory in the 20th century, particularly...

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Events

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Colloquium
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CMP Seminar
Astronomy Journal Club
CMP Journal Club
Faculty Research Seminar
Public Lecture
Special Event
Star Party

Star Party

Apr 22, 2015 8:45 pm

OU Observatory

Colloquium

Apr 23, 2015 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Paul Sell
Extreme Merger-Driven Feedback in Starburst Galaxies

Astronomy Journal Club

Apr 24, 2015 12:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Erin M Cooper

Star Party

Apr 29, 2015 9:00 pm

OU Observatory

Colloquium

Apr 30, 2015 4:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Dr. Ted von Hippel
TBA

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Research Nugget

Research Highlight: Capogrosso-Sansone Group

Our research group studies strongly correlated many-body systems by means of large-scale quantum Monte Carlo simulations. Strong correlations are responsible for physical phenomena and properties which hold a great potential in revolutionizing technological applications. Understanding these systems is one of the major challenges facing physicists and a key issue in the community. In our group, we investigate novel exotic quantum states of matter realizable in Atomic-Molecular-Optical experimental setups by means of unbiased numerical techniques. Please do not hesitate to contact Professor Barbara Capogrosso-Sansone for more information.