News

Sep 11

Ferah Munshi and Dan White Join HLD Faculty

The faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be joined in the fall by two new members, Ferah Munshi, who will be the...

Aug 15

OK-LSAMP students spend summer at NASA Glenn Research Center

Physics & Astronomy students Logan Abshire and Tristan Thrasher recently returned from a summer (2018) spent performing research on the effects of high irradiation environments on...

Aug 09

Facebook page with “Alumni and friends” group launched

The HLD department of Physics and Astronomy has launched a new Facebook page. Please feel free to LIKE it (link below) and email the link...

Aug 08

Lin Hall to be Dedicated in the Fall

The celebration and dedication of The Homer L. Dodge Physics Complex and Lin Hall will take place Oct. 12 and 13 2018. The activities will begin with a...

Aug 06

Marino wins NSF CAREER grant

OU physics professor Alberto Marino is the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development Program) Award in the amount of $500,000. Alberto...

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Events

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Colloquium
HEP Seminar
CMP Seminar
Astronomy Journal Club
HEP Journal Club
CMP Journal Club
Faculty Research Seminar
Postcards from the Universe
Public Lecture
Special Event
Star Party

Faculty Research Seminar

Oct 17, 2018 6:00 pm

Nielsen Hall 303 - Profs. Baer, Kao, & Sinha

Colloquium

Oct 18, 2018 3:45 pm

Nielsen Hall 170 - Nienke van der Marel
Zooming into the structures of planet-forming disks with ALMA

Postcards from the Universe

Oct 18, 2018 7:00 pm

Sam Noble Museum of Natural History - Dr. Neinke van der Marel
Planets Under Construction: How to Study a Million-Year Process

CMP Seminar

Oct 19, 2018 11:30 am

Nielsen Hall 103 - Keisha B. Walters
TBA

Astronomy Journal Club

Oct 19, 2018 12:30 pm

Nielsen Hall 302 - Kyra Dame

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Research Figure

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…