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Dr. Bhaskar Dutta, professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University and director of the George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy, has been appointed as holder of the Mitchell-Heep Chair in High Energy Physics, effective May 1, 2019.

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Dr. Bhaskar Dutta, professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University and director of the George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy, has been appointed as holder of the Mitchell-Heep Chair in High Energy Physics, effective May 1, 2019.

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Fifteen Texas A&M University students enrolled in Physics 206 (Classical Mechanics) this past spring have been honored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy as its latest Pearson Mechanics Scholars.

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On Friday 7:00 pm in the Mitchell Physics Lecture Halls (MPHY 203 – MPHY 205), Join us for a fun-filled evening about the science of beer with UCSD professor Jérémie Palacci! Learn why Siamese cats have dark nose or you always spill your coffee when walking and what those things have to do with beer!

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On April 6, 2019 The Department of Physics & Astronomy at Texas A&M University invites the public to an entertaining and informative event. People of all ages will find funny, puzzling, and fascinating hands-on experiments. Everyone is invited to participate in:
Bubble Show- Apr. 6th, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM
Lectures by Astronaut Nancey Currie-Gregg – Apr. 6th, 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Lecture by Professor and ‘Pluto Killer’ Mike Brown– Apr. 6th, 4:00 PM
5-Barrel Depth Charge Demo – Apr. 6th, 3:30 PM. Yell Leaders will be present.

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Texas A&M University astronomer Jennifer Marshall has been selected as Project Scientist for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) project, an 11.25-meter telescope being planned in Hawaii thats capable of studying up to 4,000 astronomical objects at once and positioned to lead the world in multi-object spectroscopy.

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The Texas A&M astronomer will determine and prioritize the most important activities in astronomy and astrophysics for the next decade.

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Dr. Kevin Krisciunas, instructional assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University, has been elected as vice chair of the Historical Astronomy Division of the American Astronomical Society, effective January 2019.

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Dr. Alexey Belyanin, professor of physics and astronomy at Texas A&M University, has been elected as a Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA) in recognition of his achievements in business leadership, education, research, engineering and service.

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The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization (GMTO) -- along with its international partners including Texas A&M University -- today announced the start of hard rock excavation for the Giant Magellan Telescopes massive concrete pier and the foundations for the telescopes enclosure on its site at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.

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For the first time, scientists have been able to trace the origins of a ghostly subatomic particle that traveled 3.7 billion light-years to Earth.

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Texas A&M University physicist Dr. David Toback has been elected to his third consecutive two-year term as co-spokesperson for the CDF collaboration at the U.S. Department of Energy\'s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), effective June 1, 2018.

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Texas A&M University physicist Dr. David Toback has been elected to his third consecutive two-year term as co-spokesperson for the CDF collaboration at the U.S. Department of Energy\'s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), effective June 1, 2018.

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At the February CMS Collaboration meeting in Geneva, two Texas A&M researchers, graduate student Sven Dildick and postdoctoral fellow Luca Pernie, have received CMS Achievement Awards.

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