Instead of protons “hopping” over barriers from point A to B, new research by professor Paul Champion and his team reveals for the first time that protons actually tunnel through these barriers. This discovery upends a centuries-old belief about how protons behave.
Physics professor Don Heiman authored a paper in Nature that describes his work making topological insulators more feasible for use in everything from iPhones to quantum computing.
Bridget Salna, Physics PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
Northeastern Professor Tomasz Taylor is a master of theoretical elementary particle physics, and his successful career reflects that.
New research from Northeastern professor Alessandro Vespignani finds that the number of reported Zika cases in the U.S. may be just the tip of the iceberg due to widespread underreporting. The study also models the predicted spread of Zika across the Americas through 2017.
The College of Science would like to congratulate Northeastern University Distinguished Prof. Srinivas Sridhar for receiving the 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Diversity Award.
Nicholas Haubrich has been a busy man while on co-op. When he’s not working long hours on location, he’s traveling through Europe.
Associate dean and physics professor George Alverson received an award from CERN.
Sternberg Distinguished University Professor Alessandro Vespignani tells NPR that he doesn’t believe Zika poses a big enough risk to move the Olympic games out of Rio this summer.
Matt Simonson, 2016 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow, hopes to “use math to save the world.”