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Category: Physical Science

Pathbreaking catalysis center undergoes change — in leadership

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Northwestern is key partner in $115 million national center to build revolutionary quantum computer

Fermilab-led initiative — one of just five elite National Quantum Initiative centers funded by the DOE — includes an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern faculty...
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Northwestern Research Predicts New State of Matter

Physicist Jim Sauls takes a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids and ‘quantized vortices.’ His exciting findings could lead to advanced technologies...
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The Sky is No Limit

New remote observatory compresses distances to connect Evanston and Hawaii, allowing Northwestern researchers to venture boldly into space without leaving home By: Lydia Rivers,...
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From Qubits to Climate Change: Northwestern Quantum Experts See Powerful Potential

University’s quantum science strengths harness multidisciplinary talent By Mike M. McMahon, Sr. Communications Manager, Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN) Imagine there...
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Argonne-Northwestern Team Wins Technology Challenge

An extensive collaboration led by Argonne recently won the Inaugural SCinet Technology Challenge at the Supercomputing 19 conference by demonstrating real-time analysis of light source data...
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Northwestern-Fermilab Physicist Grassellino Named Deputy CTO

Effective December 1, Northwestern’s associate professor of physics and Fermilab senior scientist Anna Grassellino began her new role as the laboratory’s deputy chief technology...
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Core Colloquium Highlights Research Impact of Shared Facilities

Annual event convened scientists and staff to celebrate key part of research ecosystem and honor UT Health San Antonio professor during Northwestern’s ‘150 Years...
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Northwestern Part of New DOE Quantum Collaboration

Pioneering IEQNET effort aims to connect quantum devices for powerful distributed communications Northwestern University will be a partner institution in a $3.2 million research...
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Science in Society Awarded First NSF Grant

Collaborative research project will explore long-term outcomes for middle-school youth, their mentors, and partner organizations The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a collaborative...
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How will Chicago Weather a Changing Climate?

Join environmental scientists Daniel Horton and Aaron Packman for a lay-friendly exploration of how large cities are responding to extreme weather Climate change is...
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Research Tools, Expertise Continue to Grow

At Northwestern’s Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, core scientists, new instrumentation localize enhanced research capabilities Watching neurons die provides Richard Morimoto with clues on...
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