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Results: 61 - 80 of 83
Results: 61 - 80 of 83
  • Benjamin Mosk
    Rubicon grant for Benjamin Mosk
    7 Jul 2015
    A Rubicon grant was awarded to UvA PhD-candidate Benjamin Mosk for his research proposal ‘Gravity by Entanglement’, by the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research NWO. The grant provides funding for two years ...
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    Buckling on demand
    9 Jun 2015
    Researchers from Leiden University, the Netherlands, designed a novel metamaterial that buckles on demand. Small structural variations in the material single out regions that buckle selectively under external stress, ...
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    Vidi grant for Enrico Pajer
    18 May 2015
    A Vidi grant was awarded to Enrico Pajer, theoretical cosmologist at Utrecht University and staff member at the Delta Institute for Theoretical Physics by the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research NWO. With ...
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    Electronic Corkscrews
    1 Apr 2015
    In the first edition of the new Amsterdam Science Magazine, Jasper van Wezel (ITFA) describes his research on electronic corkscrews.
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    FOM Projectruimte Grant for Henk Stoof and Dries van Oosten (Utrecht University)
    24 Mar 2015
    Prof. Henk Stoof and Dr Dries van Oosten have received a FOM Projectruimte Grant for their research proposal ‘Shaping the sound of light’. Their objective is to create and study a Bose-Einstein condensate of light. ...
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    Theoretical physicists design ‘holy grail’ of materials science
    10 Mar 2015
    Physicists of Utrecht University and their French colleagues have theoretically designed the ‘holy grail’ of material science. This material should exhibit a unique combination of the exceptional electronic ...
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    PRIMEUR: Natuurkunde Olympiade voor de onderbouw
    25 Feb 2015
    Leerlingen in de onderbouw van HAVO en VWO kunnen dit jaar voor het eerst meedoen aan de junioreditie van de Natuurkunde Olympiade. Deze is ontwikkeld door het Freudenthal Instituut (Universiteit Utrecht) en wordt ...
  • Strings attached to future high temperature superconductivity
    11 Feb 2015
    The behaviour of strongly correlated electron systems, such as high temperature superconductors, defies explanation in the language of ordinary quantum theory. A seemingly unrelated area of physics, string theory, ...
  • The rotation curve tracers used in the paper over the disc of the Milky Way as seen from the Southern Hemisphere  The tracers are colour-coded in blue or red according to their relative motion with respect to the Sun. The spherically symmetric blue halo illustrates the dark matter distribution.(
    Dark matter in the inner Milky Way
    9 Feb 2015
    An international team of researchers including University of Amsterdam physicist Gianfranco Bertone, has obtained the first observational proof of the presence of dark matter in the innermost part of the Milky Way, ...
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    Topological protection in mechanical metamaterials
    19 Jan 2015
    Researchers at Leiden University, the Netherlands, showed that certain crystal defects in mechanical metamaterials can harbour topologically protected motions. These mechanical states are analogues of protected ...
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    New app lets you swipe through dark matter
    12 Jan 2015
    What is dark matter actually? Chances are that the answer to this question – and a lot more information – can be found in the new app ‘Dark Matter - Behind the Scenes of the Universe’. Developed by UvA researcher ...
  • Wouter Waalewijn
    MISTI Global Seed Fund for physicist Waalewijn and colleagues
    3 Jan 2015
    UvA physicist Dr Wouter Waalewijn, together with his colleagues Prof. Iain Stewart (MIT) and Dr Frank Tackmann (DESY), received a grant from the MISTI Global Seed Fund. The grant is aimed at promoting and supporting ...
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    Delta ITP grants five new research projects
    14 Dec 2014
    The Delta ITP board recently decided to grant 5 new research projects.
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    Lorentz medal for Sir Michael Berry
    11 Dec 2014
    The British physicist Michael Berry, emeritus professor at the University of Bristol, is receiving the Lorentz medal 2014 for the development of the theory of the geometric phase, which plays an important role in ...
  • Miranda Cheng
    ERC Grant for Miranda Cheng
    2 Dec 2014
    Miranda Cheng received an ERC starting grant for her project 'Moonshine and String Theory'. With the grant, dr Cheng will be able to further explore the mysterious 'moonshine relation' in the context of string ...
  • Erik van der Wurff wins Lorentz Master Award
    1 Dec 2014
    Erik van der Wurff (Utrecht University) has won the Lorentz Master Award for his master thesis on the collective behaviour of photons. Van der Wurff did his master research under supervision of Henk Stoof.
  • FOM
    Three new FOM 'Vrije Programma's' for theoretical physics
    21 Nov 2014
    Three new research programs in theoretical physics have been awarded a FOM 'Vrije Programma' grant. 'Higgs as a probe and portal' by professor Eric Laenen (University of Amsterdam), 'Observing the big bang: the ...
  • FOM
    Three FOM 'Projectruimte' grants for theoretical physics
    21 Nov 2014
    The Foundation FOM has awarded three theoretical physicists with a ‘Projectruimte’ grant: Ben Freivogel (University of Amsterdam), Dirk Schuricht (Utrecht University) and Rembert Duine (Utrecht University).
  • Bert Vercnocke
    Bert Vercnocke receives ASL Prize for Science and Technology
    7 Oct 2014
    Theoretical physicist Bert Vercnocke (UvA Institute of Physics) received the prize for his PhD thesis Hidden structures of black holes. Vercnocke worked on his thesis at the KU Leuven. The prize is granted once ...
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    Two FOM 'Projectruimte' grants for UvA physicists
    23 Jun 2014
    The Foundation FOM has awarded the two proposals in the 'Projectruimte' call of Dr. Diego Hofman and Prof. Jean-Sébastien Caux. With two out of in total five grants in this national call, the Institute of Physics of ...