Physics

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  • The UNH campus at sunset
    - Faculty Honors
    Six members of the faculty from CEPS, COLA, COLSA and UNH Law have received Presidential Chairs and Professorship Awards. Read More
  • Physics professor Jiadong Zang
    - Computing on the Head of a Pin
    Physics professor Jiadong Zang has discovered a materials combination that could lead to tiny computers. Read More
  • Professor Ben Chandran at chalkboard
    - Fellow in Physics
    UNH professor of physics Benjamin Chandran was named a Fellow of the American Physical Society. Read More
  • the telescope at the UNH observatory
    - A Night at the Observatory
    Public viewings are free at UNH's observatory. Read More
  • UNH Project SMART participants launching scientific balloon
    - Riding High
    Project SMART high school students steady their scientific balloon as it fills with helium prior to launch. (Photo: Devin Thomas, University of British Columbia)Near space is the... Read More
  • A (Nuclear) Force To Be Reckoned With
    - A (Nuclear) Force To Be Reckoned With
    UNH physicist Patricia Solvignon has received a prestigious Early Career Research Program grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Solvignon, an assistant professor of physics,... Read More
  • Herbie Smith
    - Grad Students Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships
    Three UNH students have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, one of the nation’s premier national science, math, engineering and technology (STEM)... Read More
  • satelites in space
    - Space Quartet
    Ten years ago, UNH physics professor Roy Torbert knew that when the university’s Space Science Center (SSC) was awarded a very large role in NASA’s ambitious, four-spacecraft... Read More
  • project smart students releasing science balloon
    - Scientific Sojourn
    They found it at the edge of a Maine forest near a cornfield off a path called Potato Road. A distinctive orange hull, intact. Before it fell to the ground, it traveled along the... Read More
  • tim marquis
    - Goldwater Honors
    Timothy Marquis '15 For the first time ever, three UNH students — all New Hampshire residents — have been awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater... Read More