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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...

Oct 23

Presidential Dream Course on Quantum Hybrid Systems

A second quantum technology revolution is upon us! The first used the laws of quantum physics to design systems in which the energy is &ldquo...

Oct 02

CQRT Dedication Ceremony on October 25

The dedication of the Center for Quantum Research and Technology (CQRT) will take place on Friday, October 25 at 2:30pm. The ceremony will be attended by...

Aug 26

CQRT hiring multiple faculty: applications due by October 20

The Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Oklahoma (OU) invites applications for five faculty appointments in the areas of...

Jul 30

OU physicists awarded European Physics Society prize

The CDF and DZero collaborations, the latter of which includes several current and former OU physicists, were awarded the 2019 High Energy and Particle Physics Prize...

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Faculty Research Seminar

Nov 13, 2019 6:00 pm

Lin Hall 105 - Profs. Baer, Gutierrez, & Sinha

CMP Journal Club

Nov 14, 2019 1:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Delaram Nematollahi

Colloquium

Nov 14, 2019 3:45 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Mark Saffman
Scalable quantum computing with neutral atoms

CMP Seminar

Nov 15, 2019 11:30 am

Lin Hall 105 - Mark Saffman

Astronomy Journal Club

Nov 15, 2019 12:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 103 - Alek Kosakowski

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Featured Research: An OU Study Explains Why Mars Growth Stunted by Early Giant Planetary Instability

A University of Oklahoma astrophysics team explains why the growth of Mars was stunted by an orbital instability among the outer solar system's giant planets in a new study on the evolution of the young solar system. The OU study builds on the widely-accepted Nice Model, which invokes a planetary instability to explain many peculiar observed aspects of the outer solar system. An OU model used computer simulations to show how planet accretion (growth) is halted by the outer solar system instability. Without it, Mars possibly could have become a larger, habitable planet like Earth.

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