Quantum quirk: JILA scientists pack atoms together to prevent collisions in atomic clock

Feb. 18, 2011

In a paradox typical of the quantum world, JILA scientists have eliminated collisions between atoms in an atomic clock by packing the atoms closer together. The surprising discovery, described in the Feb. 3 issue of Science Express, can boost the performance of experimental atomic clocks made of thousands or tens...

Nobel Laureate Physicist John Hall Wins Governor's Research Award

Jan. 10, 2011

John Hall, a University of Colorado Nobel Prize laureate and member of the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, has won a 2010 Governor’s Award for High-Impact Research. Read More in the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine .

White House Names CU-Boulder Physics Professor Ivan Smalyukh as One of Top Young 100 Scientists in 2010

Dec. 21, 2010

The White House has announced this year's PECASE Award Winners read more

NRC Report Ranks CU Boulder Physics Department Among Top 20 in Nation

Dec. 21, 2010

CU Physics Ranked in Top 10 of Public Universities The University of Colorado at Boulder Department of Physics is delighted to have been recognized with a high ranking in the 2010 National Research Council report on U.S. doctoral programs, which was released Tuesday, September 28th. According to the NRC's affiliate...

CU Physics Professor Mike Dubson Featured in AP Article About New Techniques in Learning

Aug. 11, 2010

CU Physics Professor Mike Dubson was recently highlighted in an Associated Press article that focused on clicker use at CU. Dubson's innovative use of clickers in the classroom prompted discussion about the evolving use of technology in education. Read More