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CSU Long Beach has been recognized as ​being among the nation's highest awarders of physics degrees by the American Physical Society, especially to women and underrepresented minorities.
Student and Faculty presenters at APS Far West
Congratulations to our students and faculty of the department who presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the APS Far West Section at CSU Fullerton. 14 students co-authored presentations with 5 faculty members.
Thomas Klaehn
Congratulations to Thomas Klähn who is co-author of a Nature Astronomy paper entitled “Quark deconfinement as a supernovae explosion engine for massive blue supergiant starts.” Link to paper available in article.
Nobel Prize
The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Arthur Ashkin (USA), Gérard Mourou (France) and Donna Strickland (Canada) “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.” Ashkin receives the prize “for the optical tweezers and their applications to biological systems," Mourou and Strickland “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses." Dr. Donna Strickland is the third woman ever to win the physics Nobel.
Local teachers share some of their best physics demonstrations. 2nd Thursday of every month in HSCI 280 at 4:30pm.
Come observe the wonders of the universe! Every Tuesday evening on the HSCI roof.