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A number of Illinois Tech physics people are among the winners of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, which was awarded on November 8 to five global teams that conduct neutrino oscillation experiments. A $3 million prize will be shared among 1,377 scientists on the five...
Daniel Kaplan, professor of physics, presented the invited talk, “Overview of Muon Cooling,” at the 2015 COOL15 International Workshop on Beam Cooling and Related Topics. The workshop was held at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Va.
This summer, Daniel Kaplan, professor of physics, presented talks on “Antimatter Gravity with Muons” at the Workshop on Signals for Nonminimal Lorentz and CPT Violation (LVS’15) from June 19-20 at Indiana University, Bloomington and at the 3rd International Workshop on Antimatter and...
Master of Health Physics student Eric Galicia is one of two winners of this year’s Stony Brook University Flame Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the American Chemical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science and now in its fourth year, calls on scientists to submit...
For those accustomed to seeing the Nobel Prize in Physics go to the discovery of exotic particles such as the Higgs Boson, the recent announcement from Stockholm might come as a surprise. The 2014 Nobel was awarded to three Japanese physicists for their work in the development of a blue light...
Bruce Toomire, an IIT Master of Health Physics student, presented a paper at the 59th Annual Health Physics Society (HPS) meeting in Baltimore, MD, July 13-17. His attendance was supported by the HPS’ travel grant for students.  Toomire’s paper, “Current Issues in Waste...
Two classes of 11-12 Master of Health Physics students from all over the country met on IIT's Main Campus for a week in July to complete Physics 770, Instrumentation for Radiation Health Physicists. The health physics program at IIT teaches students to be vigilant in their oversight, use, and...
Physics Professor Daniel Kaplan’s poster on “Measuring Antimatter Gravity with Muonium” won the Poster Competition at the 3rd International Conference of New Frontiers in Physics. The conference was held July 28-Aug. 6, 2014 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolymbari, Crete,...
Grant Bunker, chair and professor of physics, and Carlo Segre, Duchossois Leadership Professor of Physics, welcomed 35 international and domestic graduate students to IIT Main Campus for the annual APS/IIT XAFS Summer School, held July 7-11, 2014. The school is a collaboration between Argonne...
Carl Paperiello gave a guest lecture on “NRC: What It Is and Does – Personal Experiences” to health physics graduate students in the Standards, Statutes and Regulations class, a required course in the IIT Master of Health Physics Program. Paperiello is an independent nuclear...

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