Urban Physics

March 4, 2014 Opinion editorial featured by APS News.  While physics is a science, it is also a set of tools and a state of mind. Physicists have repeatedly found intellectual and practical benefit in applying their methods to new… Continue Reading Urban Physics

Physics: A Different Kind Of Impact Factor

“Physicists are good at finding [the data] and ferreting out new phenomena,” said Koonin [CUSP Director], who likes to joke that his ideal candidate is a graduate student that helped discover the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider, but now wants to do something with more immediate social impact