William & Mary’s legacy of success with the Goldwater Scholarship Program continues in 2019 as two students have been named to the exclusive list of undergraduate scholars. Hana Warner ’20 and Grace Solini ‘20 are among just 496 undergraduate students nationwide to be named Goldwater Scholars in 2019.
Patricia Vahle, Mansfield Professor of Physics at William & Mary, will talk on “The Quest to Understand Neutrino Masses” at the annual meeting of the American Association of the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C.
Jacopo Gliozzi is the 2019 recipient of William & Mary’s Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy. The honor is endowed by the trustees of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation to recognize excellence in the sciences and mathematics in an undergraduate student.
David Armstrong studies a phenomenon that is ubiquitous in nature, yet only a few non-scientists know what it is.
In 1918, William & Mary welcomed its first female residential students. A century later, the university is preparing to host its first Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics.
A team of scientists at William & Mary led by Myriam Cotten is investigating a virtue of the striped bass: The fish contain biomolecules that have shown promise for therapeutic use in human medicine.
The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks, signaling the start of a new chapter in the story of the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE).
A recent discovery by William & Mary and University of Michigan researchers transforms our understanding of one of the most important laws of modern physics. The discovery has broad implications for science, impacting everything from nanotechnology to our understanding of the solar system.
It’s a case of acting differently when outmanned — or rather out-neutroned. Protons appear to get extra pep in their step when they’re outnumbered by neutrons in the atom’s nucleus.
It’s a common comedy trope: the industrial production line that speeds up beyond the limits of the humans who must work on it.
The core labs of the Applied Research Center are open for science and engineering after relocation to the science buildings at William & Mary.