October 22 , 2018
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.
October 2 , 2018
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.