Physics + Astronomy

  • Physics professors Cristina Marchetti and Leon Balents are elected to the National Academy of Sciences
  • Experimental cosmologist Philip Lubin’s group launches its first iterations of space-traveling ‘wafercraft’
  • Hertz Foundation selects undergraduate physics student Dolev Bluvstein for prestigious five-year fellowship
  • Theoretical physicist Leon Balents appointed co-director of CIFAR’s refreshed quantum materials program
  • Ten years before the detection of gravitational waves, two KITP postdocs had a novel idea