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

News & Events

RCM StoryUnderstanding the Northern LIghts
New research in the Rice Physics & Astronomy Department sheds light on the working of the auroras.
Higgs BolsteredNew data bolsters Higgs boson discovery
Rice University scientists contribute to confirmation of particle responsible for mass
Foster SloanRice Physicist Matthew Foster wins Sloan Fellowship
Asst. Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Matthew Foster, wins a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. Foster is a condensed matter theorist, who has done pioneering work on graphene, topological insulators and superconductors.