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In Memoriam: Kazumi Maki, 72

In Memoriam: Kazumi Maki, 72

September 1, 2008

Kazumi Maki, world-renowned physicist in the field of superconductivity, has died. He was 72. Maki was among an elite group of Japanese physicists who during the 20th century fostered the development of physics as a science.…

A Two-Time Universe?

A Two-Time Universe?

May 1, 2007

For a long time, Itzhak Bars has been studying time. More than a decade ago, the USC College physicist began pondering the role time plays in the basic laws of physics — the equations describing matter, gravity and the…

Women in Physics Find Common Ground

Women in Physics Find Common Ground

March 1, 2007

Young female scientists from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom gathered at USC earlier this year for the second annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics. Following the success of last year’s…

Nano Know-How

Nano Know-How

September 1, 2006

Devices for detecting dangerous substances can literally be life savers, in situations ranging from soldiers on the battlefield to luggage screeners at airports.Yet chemical sensors now available for such tasks have their…

USC College Physics Professor Dies

January 1, 2005

John Nodvik was a “Stalwart” of the Physics Department’s Graduate Program By Kaitlin Solimine January 2005 Physicist John Nodvik, longtime member of the faculty of the USC College of Letters, Arts &…

U.K. Society Lauds USC College Physics Professor

U.K. Society Lauds USC College Physics Professor

October 1, 2004

Clifford Johnson recognized by the Institute of Physics for his contributions to scienceOctober 2004USC College’s Clifford Johnson has received the 2005 Maxwell Medal and Prize from the leading physics society in the…