Orange Alert


(Dec. 14, 2021)

Physicist Britton Plourde Awarded Brookhaven National Laboratory Grant

Plourde's grant will fund his work to model physical processes that degrade the performance of superconducting quantum circuits.

Stone portrait

(Dec. 14, 2021)

Remembering Sheldon Stone

The Physics Department, in collaboration with his spouse and Professor of Physics Marina Artuso, is launching an effort to create a fund in memory of Professor Stone.

(Dec. 14, 2021)

New Faculty Spotlight: How Two Young Physicists Bring Novel Ideas to the Department and their Fields

The Department of Physics welcomes Professors Mirna Mihovilovic Skanata and Ivan Pechenezhskiy.

Artist’s impression of Cosmic Explorer.

(Nov. 11, 2021)

A&S Physicists Part of Cosmic Explorer Project Deemed “Crucial” by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Cosmic Explorer is a next-generation gravitational-wave observatory capable of better sensitivity and higher precision than current detectors.

Skwarnicki portrait

(Nov. 9, 2021)

Government Agency Features A&S Physicist’s Pentaquark Research

Research by physicist Tomasz Skwarnicki was published in the 2020 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate (MPS) bi-annual brochure.

Avinay Bhat standing underneath the MicroBooNE detector.

(Oct. 29, 2021)

A&S Researchers Contribute to MicroBooNE Experiment’s First Results Showing No Hint of a Sterile Neutrino

Four complementary analyses by Fermilab’s MicroBooNE show no signs of a theorized fourth kind of neutrino known as the sterile neutrino.

Stone portrait

(Oct. 20, 2021)

A&S Mourns the Loss of Sheldon Stone, Distinguished Professor of Physics

Stone was a faculty member in the Department of Physics at Syracuse University for 30 years.

Ballmer portrait

(Oct. 14, 2021)

A&S Physicist Stefan Ballmer Named APS Fellow

The APS recognized Ballmer for his role in designing gravitational-wave detectors and interpreting their observations.