News

Feb 20

Wisniewski helps to validate sub-Neptunian size exoplanet

 A multi-university team of researchers, including OU's John Wisniewski, has validated that a candidate planet signal originally detected by the Kepler space telescope is...

Jan 24

Department holds successful Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP2020 @ OU) on January 17-19, 2020. The conference was attended by about 130...

Dec 19

Newsletter 2019

Dec 02

Bruce Mason wins APS Award on Physics Education

HLD Professor Bruce Mason was a recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Physics Education Award offered by the National Science Foundation. The award was shared with...

Nov 12

CQRT Director interviewed by KGOU

The CQRT director Alberto Marino was interviewed by KGOU at the inauguration of the Center for Quantum Technology. The area of quantum physics could generate...

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CMP Journal Club

Feb 27, 2020 12:30 pm

Lin Hall 105 - APS March Meeting Practice Talks

Colloquium

Feb 27, 2020 1:57 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 (Neal F. Lane Auditorium) - Qiyu Liang
Simulating the quantum world with ultracold atoms

Astronomy Journal Club

Feb 28, 2020 12:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Renae Wall

Colloquium

Mar 05, 2020 3:45 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 (Neal F. Lane Auditorium) - Holland Ford
Hubble Troubles: From the Space Shuttle Challenger Tragedy to Spherical Aberration

Astronomy Journal Club

Mar 06, 2020 12:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Kalee Anderson

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Research Figure

Featured Research: New Rare Pairs of Heavy Friends in ATLAS

Observing rare productions of heavy elementary particles can provide fresh insight into the Standard Model of particle physics. In a new result first presented by OU postdoc Muhammad Alhroob, the ATLAS Experiment presents strong evidence for the production of a single top quark in association with a Z boson.

The high proton–proton collision energy and rate of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) makes it possible to produce the heaviest elementary particles, such as the top quark — which is about 175 times heavier than a proton…