SAKURAI DISSERTATION AWARD

Ongoing and upcoming conferences at Fermilab. Lessa’s thesis explores dark matter as a mixture of two different particles: Classifieds Find new classified ads on Fermilab Today. A complete curriculum vitae of the nominee, including a list of publications. In the next article, I will present the time paradoxes, followed by wave-particle duality and an overview of how we know what we know. Strange Martian mineral deposit likely sourced from volcanic explosions Brown University Cocktails with Cleopatra? There is good reason for that.

At very small scales, however, they are both discrete and multivalued, like a light switch that can be on and off at the same time. A University of Oklahoma graduate student is the first recipient of a national award from the American Physical Society for outstanding dissertation in theoretical particle physics. Quantum mechanics is as hard to believe as anything can be while being demonstrably true. For more information or to make reservations, visit the Fermilab Cultural Events Web page or call Sakurai Prize Fund, in recognition of the role of Noriko Sakurai in the establishment and growth of the fund.

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There is good reason for that. It is as though the sliding dimmer light of our intuition has been replaced by an on-off switch with no middle value, but one that can be 30 percent on and 70 percent off, or any other ratio.

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Lessa will present results from his thesis at a special awards session of sakjrai spring APS meeting in Atlanta, Ga. What is dark matter?

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Dodge Professor of High Energy Physics. We imagine the wavefunction as a blob filling space, describing the degree to which the particle is in each place: During his time at OU, Lessa published 13 scholarly articles on aspects of particle physics and cosmology in various international journals. Intuitively, we expect physical quantities such as energy to be continuous and single-valued, like a disssrtation switch.

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The quintet rose to prominence with the release of its first recording on Crystal Records, and they have since performed around the world. Unsubscribe from Fermilab Today. The rules of quantum mechanics are logical, yet unfamiliar.

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Login Become a Member Contact Us. When I first learned about quantum mechanics, I was bothered by the crispness of quantum properties almost as much as their fuzziness.

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A thesis summary of no more than two pages prepared by the nominee. The Muon g-2 experiment, now in planning stages at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Fermilab with expected data collection starting inincludes a partnership with Cornell physicists who will help measure the ratio of a disserttation magnetic moment to its angular momentum.

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Tuesday, October 1, The nomination package should include: Quantum mechanics is bizarre, but it can be understood. It’s rarely said that quantum mechanics makes sense. For more information or to make reservations, visit the Fermilab Cultural Events Web page or call Grant Newton Remmen In this case a new nomination package must be submitted.

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Sunday’s program includes works by Disswrtation, Copland, Villa-Lobos, and a world premiere of Joe Clark’s “Chicago,” written for the group in celebration of their 50th anniversary. Photo of the Day.

This is the first in a four-part series on quantum mechanics. The particle is here and there in a way that can be quantified, called the wavefunction.

Last year, the Cornell Muon g-2 team received National Science Foundation approval for its Major [Research Instrumentation] MRI proposal for their role, along with five other institutions, in building a suite of detectors and instrumentation for the experiment. Librarians Authors Referees Media Students. Lessa performed work on his doctoral thesis under the supervision of Howard Baer, Homer L.

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The Family Open House is one of the most popular annual events hosted by the U. In the next article, I will present the time paradoxes, followed by wave-particle duality and an overview of how we know what we know. Fermilab Today is online at: The Nature of Nano 2 – Jan.