Posts tagged with: "Physics"

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Career physicist, unexpected advocate

Yesim Darici did not pursue a career in advocacy. She is a scientist – a theoretical and experimental physicist with […]

February 2017 in photos: Cookies, baseball and foggy mornings

February 2017 in photos: Cookies, baseball and foggy mornings

February is already over?! While February is the shortest month of the year, there was no shortage of amazing things […]

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Origins of the Christmas Star are scientific mystery

December is a month of celebration throughout the world and across cultures and religions. Perhaps one of the most widely observed […]

Photo: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Look up tonight, supermoon on the rise

As the moon reaches full phase Monday, Nov. 14, it will be the closest it’s been to Earth since 1948. There […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

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Stick figure drawings can help you understand the world

Stick figure drawings can help you understand the world

When’s the last time you drew something? Aside from doodling on the sides of our notes, most of us haven’t […]

Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

Researchers embark on national landmark study of adolescent brain development

  The largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the U.S. is underway and FIU researchers are at […]

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

‘Big data’ research gets boost from National Science Foundation

  FIU physicist Angie Laird is leading a team of researchers embarking on a new phase of the National Science Foundation’s BRAIN […]

Astronomy professor recognized for excellence in teaching

Astronomy professor recognized for excellence in teaching

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) has awarded FIU physics Professor Caroline Simpson, the 2016 Richard H. Emmons Award […]

Architect, physicist create art from brain images

Architect, physicist create art from brain images

Art and science come together at FIU with the third installment of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science […]

Creative concept of the human brain

FIU takes an interdisciplinary approach to neuroscience research

The brain is the most complex organ in the human body. It makes up two percent of a body’s mass yet […]

Kimberly Bryant, CEO and co-founder of Black Girls Code, served as the 2016 keynote speaker at the Women Who Lead conference.

4 lessons young female leaders need to know to succeed

– by Gabriela Polanco  In 1984, 37.1 percent of computer science degrees were awarded to female students. By 1998, that […]

Einstein, gravitational waves and the rippling effects of scientific discovery

Einstein, gravitational waves and the rippling effects of scientific discovery

People around the world celebrated the news last week that scientists at the Large Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory have finally detected gravitational […]

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This year's DOE Fellows at an induction ceremony in November.

Training minority students in environmental restoration

Twelve FIU students have earned the opportunity to participate in hands-on research, competitive summer internships and personal mentorship that will […]

Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in La Palma, Spain.
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Canary Islands telescope expands night sky for FIU astronomers

An agreement between the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA), a consortium of 12 universities including FIU, and the Instituto de […]