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Houston, Texas 77005-1827
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Reiff SPARCProfessor of Physics and Astronomy Patricia Reiff receives EPO Award from AGU
Space Plasma Physicist and Professor of Physics and Astronomy Patricia Reiff received the Space Physics and Aeronomy Richard Carrington (SPARC) Education and Public Outreach Award of the American Geophysical Union.
Pu APS FellowRice Physicist Han Pu named APS Fellow
Han Pu of Rice University was named a 2013 Fellow of the American Physical Society through the Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics.
Aluminum brighter than goldWhen aluminum outshines gold
Two Rice University studies detail aluminum’s valuable plasmonic properties