Department in the News: 2011

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

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Scientific projects: South Pole Telescope

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

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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
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
Nobel laureate John Mather to present Brinson Lecture on Nov. 1

UChicago launches search for distant worlds
October 13, 2011
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
UChicago launches search for distant worlds

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Department members: Jacob L. Bean, Daniel Fabrycky, Edward ''Rocky'' W. Kolb

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

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

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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
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
$10 million gift to enhance faculty support in Physical Sciences Division

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

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

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

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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

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

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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
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees to lecture on mysteries of universe

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

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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

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

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

First light
January 24, 2011

Giant telescope could solve deep mysteries
January 18, 2011
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago News Office
Giant telescope could solve deep mysteries

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Department members: Hsiao-Wen Chen, Michael D. Gladders, Edward ''Rocky'' W. Kolb, Richard G. Kron
Scientific projects: Giant Magellan Telescope

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

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Department members: Joshua A. Frieman