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Physics & Astronomy Department
6100 Main MS-61
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Office: 713-348-4938

News & Events

Elias 2-27 Disk with ArmsProtostars make waves first, planets later
Rice astronomer’s study leads to discovery of spiral arms within protoplanetary disks
Beating the HeatBeating the heat a challenge at the nanoscale
Rice University scientists detect thermal boundary that hinders ultracold experiments
Copper StripesCopper stripes help iron pnictide lock in insulating state
Rice U. material offers new clues to origin of high-temp superconductivity