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Researchers unlock the proton’s asymmetrical secrets

March 29, 2021

Researchers probe deep inside the antimatter of a tiny particle at the center of every atom

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Physicist wins top award for research at Large Hadron Collider

March 9, 2021

ATLAS award recognizes dissertation work investigating quark-gluon plasma.

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CU Boulder physicist aims to find new quantum states of matter

Feb. 23, 2021

Rahul Nandkishore named 2021 Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics.

Dark matter can be inferred from an assortment of physical clues in the universe. NASA

The search for dark matter gets a speed boost from quantum technology

Feb. 10, 2021

Quantum squeezing alone isn’t enough to scan through every possible axion frequency in a reasonable time

Litos NSF award

Physicist wins major early career development award

Jan. 21, 2021

CU Boulder physicist plans to use the award to pursue cutting-edge plasma-physics research.

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Creating quantum pioneers

Dec. 10, 2020

CU Boulder’s CUbit, ColdQuanta make Bose-Einstein lab available on the cloud.

Kapteyn Murnane

CU Boulder physicists honored by National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 8, 2020

Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn, who are also fellows in JILA, recognized for work in cutting-edge lasers.

Preparing the Fields

Two CU Boulder scientists named AAAS fellows

Nov. 24, 2020

Anthropologist J. Terrence McCabe and physicist Konrad Lehnert recognized for advancing science or its applications.

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Nobel laureate Carl Wieman awarded Yidan Prize for Education Research

Sept. 23, 2020

Wieman will use prize and project money to support CU Boulder’s award-winning PhET Interactive Simulations to advance STEM education globally.


New $115 million quantum systems accelerator to pioneer quantum technologies for discovery science

Aug. 27, 2020

The Department of Energy has awarded $115 million over five years to the Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA), a new research center that will include CU Boulder.