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physics

Student life
Student team wins international theoretical physics competition
Published May 30, 2019
International Theoretical Physics Olympiad for Undergraduates encourages participants to learn advanced topics through competition
Hopkins Balloon Project
Rare air
Published May 15, 2019
A team of Johns Hopkins students recently launched cameras and other devices more than 16 miles into the Earth's atmosphere to collect data—and capture stunning pictures
Cosmology
Measurements of the universe provide evidence of the unknown
Published July 12, 2018
Astronomers calculate most accurate measurement to date of universe's expansion rate, providing further evidence of a physics mystery
In memoriam
Experimental physicist Aihud Pevsner dies at 92
Published June 21, 2018
His discovery of the subatomic particle called the Eta meson helped guide the development of the Standard Model of particle physics
Artifact
In disarray
Published Summer 2018
Art and science / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Physics
Evidence revealed for a new property of quantum matter
Published June 12, 2018
A theorized but never-before detected property of quantum matter has now been spotted in a Hopkins lab
Undergraduate education
Nobel laureate touts 'active' science learning
Published April 12, 2018
Stanford physicist Carl Wieman speaks at event hosted by Second Commission on Undergraduate Education
Cancer and the artillery of physics
Published Spring 2018
Andrew Ewald is at the vanguard of a generation of scientists determined to uncover the complexities of cancer / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Intersession
Physics field study
Published Jan 25, 2018
Students take a look at the many ways physics affect athletics in Physics of Sports course
Quantum physics
Between two worlds
Published Dec 6, 2016
Scientists experiment with insulator material that straddles the world of classical physics and the hidden quantum realm