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CSU professor emeritus inducted into NASA Hall of Fame

Harold Kaufman was recognized for a trailblazing ion propulsion apparatus, still used in space exploration today.

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CSU brings science ‘wows’ to Todos Santos school children

The Little Shop of Physics traveled to the CSU Todos Santos Center in Baja California Sur, Mexico, to spread their enthusiasm for science.

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Recreating conditions inside stars with compact lasers

Scientists offer a new path to creating the extreme conditions found in stars, using compact lasers and ultra-short pulses irradiating nanowires.

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International neutrino experiment hands CSU the remote

CSU’s remote control room for Fermilab’s NOvA experiment is one of only 12 in the world.

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Diversifying the sciences, for the sake of science

The College of Natural Sciences is taking a broad view to make sure everyone is welcome at the bench.

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On the hunt for quantum entanglement, physicist wins international honors

Kate Ross has been captivated by the odd behaviors of electrons ever since high school. This curiosity quickly became a gateway to the wonders of quantum physics.

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Department of Energy supports new solar cell design

James Sites and W.S. Sampath have received a $900,000, four-year award from the DOE’s SunShot Initiative to develop a new way to increase the efficiency of thin-film cadmium telluride solar cells.

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Asteroid named for retiring astronomy professor, Roger Culver

Professor of Physics Roger Culver has retired after a half-century of astronomy teaching and research at CSU.

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Making the switch, this time with an insulator

CSU physicists, joining the fundamental pursuit of using electron spins to store and manipulate information, have demonstrated a new approach to low-power computer memory.

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