News: Research

2020

Event Horizon Telescope, including UChicago-led South Pole Telescope, reveals turbulent evolution

September 23, 2020

Event Horizon Telescope, including UChicago-led South Pole Telescope, reveals turbulent evolution


Five UChicago CS Students Named in 2021 Class of Seibel Scholars

September 23, 2020

Five UChicago CS Students Named in 2021 Class of Seibel Scholars


PSD in the News: July – September 2020

September 23, 2020

This summer the Physical Sciences Division announced several institutional advancements, like the Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation, major NSF support for materials science research, and exciting developments with CMB collaborations. Read the full list of articles for July, August, and September.


Climate change will ultimately cost humanity $100,000 per ton of carbon, scientists estimate

September 11, 2020

Climate change will ultimately cost humanity $100,000 per ton of carbon, scientists estimate


93-institution coalition to use telescopes at the South Pole and Chile

September 9, 2020

Prof. John Carlstrom comments on UChicago's leadership among a 93-institution coalition to use telescopes at the South Pole and Chile


LIGO/Virgo has spotted a collision of dark giants that sheds light on an invisible process of cosmic growth

September 3, 2020

LIGO/Virgo has spotted a collision of dark giants that sheds light on an invisible process of cosmic growth


UChicago scientists invent first-of-its-kind method for pacemakers, other applications

September 2, 2020

UChicago scientists invent first-of-its-kind method for pacemakers, other applications


UChicago joins three universities in Institute for Foundational Data Science

September 2, 2020

UChicago joins three universities in Institute for Foundational Data Science


UChicago scientists share knowledge, research with the public—now with a virtual beer

August 27, 2020

UChicago scientists share knowledge, research with the public—now with a virtual beer


Department of Energy selects Argonne, Fermilab to lead two multi-million-dollar national quantum research centers

August 26, 2020

Department of Energy selects Argonne, Fermilab to lead two multi-million-dollar national quantum research centers


UChicago scientists discover way to make quantum states last 10,000 times longer

August 17, 2020

UChicago scientists discover way to make quantum states last 10,000 times longer


Prof. Nick Feamster shares what you can do for the best internet connection

August 7, 2020

Computer Science Prof. Nick Feamster shares what you can do for the best internet connection during the pandemic


SAND Lab’s Fawkes lets you post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you

August 3, 2020

SAND Lab’s Fawkes lets you post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you


Department of Energy unveils blueprint for quantum internet in event at University of Chicago

July 24, 2020

Department of Energy unveils blueprint for quantum internet in event at University of Chicago


UChicago to partner in $25 million National Science Foundation quantum information institute

July 23, 2020

UChicago to partner in new $25M NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks.