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Houston, Texas 77005-1827
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News & Events

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.
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.
RCM StoryUnderstanding the Northern LIghts
New research in the Rice Physics & Astronomy Department sheds light on the working of the auroras.