December 2003 | Issue 29 | UM Physics

Research Spotlight: Dr. Ott and the Maryland Nonlinear Dynamics Group uses chaos theory to make weather predictions. <<more>>

Alumni Spotlight: Alumnus Dr. Ken Hutcherson, talks to the Photon about his work as a staff scientist for Osram Sylvania, the nation's largest supplier of lighting <<more>>

UM Physics Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Physics Tea

UM Physics holds a special tea to commemorate its
tradition of daily afternoon tea, instituted by Dr. John Toll 50 years ago.

UM Physicists Show Nanotubes are Best Semiconductors
The nanotechnology team, led by Dr. Michael Fuhrer recently discovered that nanotubes have the highest mobility (or conductivity) at room temperature. In fact, it's 70 times higher than silicon.

Professor Lathrop's Research Featured on NOVA

Dr. Lathrop's sodium dynamo experiments are featured in the "Magnetic Storm" episode of the the PBS program NOVA <<more>>

New Coffee Shop Opens in Physics Building
Starbucks coffee, snacks sandwiches, etc. now available

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