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Houston, Texas 77005-1827
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News & Events

Carina Star FormationCarina Nebula survey reveals details of star formation
Rice University-led study of huge stellar nursery uses infrared images
Quantum Critical Theory EvidenceEvidence mounts for quantum criticality theory
Findings bolster theory that quantum fluctuations drive strange electronic phenomena
Wood PrizeRice University researchers recognized for pioneering nanophotonics
The Optical Society has awarded Rice University researchers Naomi Halas and Peter Nordlander the prestigious 2015 R.W. Wood Prize for their groundbreaking work in nanophotonics.