Celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the University of Iowa this week. Tyson stopped by an astronomy class, held court in a casual chat with invited faculty and students, strolled the streets of Iowa City, and gave a spirited public talk at the Memorial Union. Photo Feature
Kai Yi, research scientist in the UI Department of Physics and Astronomy, is featured in an article about the new physics and new particles that may await discovery by scientists using the world's most powerful atom smashers.
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Chaden Djalali, the new dean of the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, talks about the appeal of the University of Iowa, the challenges of balancing the diverse aspects of a liberal arts education, and his affinity for music. Story
The decommissioning of the Tevatron represented the end of an era, but it also is ushering in the next generation of physics by providing valuable equipment to other experiments. Story from: Symmetry Magazine