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March

Today, Tuesday March 30, 2010 at 6:58 AM EST the LHC collided beams at 3.5 TeV per beam for the very first time. The long awaited event proceeded smoothly and without incident and culminated with the delivery of 600,000 events to the CMS experiment. ...

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April

The Southeastern Association for Research (SARA) recently launched a refurbished and automated telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory on a remote peak in the Andes Mountains of Chile. Christened SARA-South, the new telescope allows ...

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Congratulations to our chapter of the SPS, they've won FIU's Council of Student Organization's (CSO) 2010 Outstanding Organization award. The award was given to SPS because of its prolific activities for the 2009-2010 academic year which included org...

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May

The Howard Huges Medical Institute awards $79 million for science education. The grant will help universities strengthen undergraduate and precollege science education nationwide by providing resources to develop new ways to teach and inspire student...

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October

The Physics Department unvails its new website. The website is a complete redesign based on the CAS new content management system. The information has also been updated. Please send corrections, comments and ideas on how to improve to Dr. Jorge Rodri...

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November

The Department of Physics has three active searches currently underway. Two open-rank tenure-track Faculty and an Assistant Program Director positions are available. Please check our Open Searches page for additional info...

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Professor Brookes in collaboration with Eugenia Etkina have been awarded the Science Prize for Online Resources in Education (SPORES). The essay published this week in Science is attached below. ...

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December

Professor Misak Sargsian has been elected by his peers in the Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP) to become a Fellow in the American Physical Society (APS). The nomination cites Dr. Sargsian's seminal contributions to the field of theoretical nuclear...

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