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

News & Events

kinesins ignore weakKinesins ignore weak forces as they carry heavy loads
Rice University-led study shows how motor proteins cooperate – or don’t – to transport cargo in cells
New Quantum MaterialRice U. physicists discover new type of quantum material
Predictions lay groundwork for experiments to create ‘Weyl-Kondo semimetal’
Entropy LandscapeEntropy landscape sheds light on quantum mystery
Rice, Karlsruhe physicists probe entropy near quantum phase transition