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Houston, Texas 77005-1827
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News & Events

RCM StoryUnderstanding the Northern LIghts
New research in the Rice Physics & Astronomy Department sheds light on the working of the auroras.
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.
MetastasisPhysicists decode decision circuit of cancer metastasis
Rice U. research reveals three-way genetic switch for cancer metastasis