Department in the News: 2011

South Pole centennial history includes UChicago telescopes
December 14, 2011
The University of Chicago News Office, by Steve Koppes

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Scientific projects: South Pole Telescope

Small reactors could figure into U.S. energy future
December 13, 2011
The University of Chicago News Office, by Steve Koppes

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Department members: Robert Rosner

Science pubs create lively intellectual exchange: UChicago speakers help bring informal research discussions to Chicago's
December 1, 2011

2011-2012 Brinson Lecture: John Mather, "History of the Universe in a Nutshell: From the Big Bang to Life and the End of Time"
November 21, 2011

Nobel laureate John Mather to present Brinson Lecture on Nov. 1
October 26, 2011

UChicago launches search for distant worlds
October 13, 2011

Dr. Jacob Bean interview on new exoplanet discovery
October 6, 2011
Vocalo.org

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Department members: Jacob L. Bean

2011 physics Nobel laureates collaborators on UChicago, Fermilab projects
October 5, 2011
The University of Chicago News Office, by Steve Koppes

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Department members: Joshua A. Frieman
Scientific projects: Dark Energy Survey, Sloan Digital Sky Survey

$10 million gift to enhance faculty support in Physical Sciences Division
September 29, 2011

NASA names astrophysics fellowship for iconic woman astronomer: Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics honors UChicago alumna
September 4, 2011

Rocky Kolb, U Of C Astronomy Prof: It's Time To Explore Asteroids
July 15, 2011
CBS Chicago

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Department members: Edward ''Rocky'' W. Kolb

Cosmologist Josh Frieman to present June 9 lecture on 'The Dark Universe'
June 8, 2011
The University of Chicago News Office, by Steve Koppes

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Department members: Joshua A. Frieman
Scientific projects: Dark Energy Survey

The Hunt for Dark Matter in the Universe
June 6, 2011

University of Chicago time capsule left by atomic bomb pioneer opened
June 4, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times, by STEFANO ESPOSITO

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Department members: Roger H. Hildebrand

Enrico Fermi colleagues announce time capsule contents from Research Institutes building
June 4, 2011

'Oddball' Star Cluster Is a Hybrid, Kyle Cudworth co-discovers new class of star clusters
June 2, 2011
SpaceRef.com, by Johns Hopkins University

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Department members: Kyle M. Cudworth

Award-winning teachers find the unexpected
May 28, 2011
The University of Chicago News Office, by Steve Koppes

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Department members: Angela V. Olinto

"From Big Bang to Biospheres" with Martin Rees presented by the University of Chicago
April 13, 2011

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees to lecture on mysteries of universe
April 7, 2011

'Small modular reactors' hold sway in US nuclear future
March 31, 2011
BBC News, by Jason Palmer

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Department members: Robert Rosner

U. of C. gets serious about stargazing: University invests millions, gaining access to telescopes in Chile
February 16, 2011
Chicago Tribune, by Hailey Branson-Potts

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Scientific projects: Giant Magellan Telescope

Richard Kron to chair Science Advisory Committee of Giant Magellan Telescope
February 10, 2011
The University of Chicago News Office, by Steve Koppes

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Department members: Richard G. Kron
Scientific projects: Giant Magellan Telescope

Giant telescope could solve deep mysteries
January 18, 2011

Volunteers at Planetarium Excel Where Machines Lag
January 16, 2011
The New York Times, by Rachel Cromidas

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Department members: Joshua A. Frieman