KICP in the News, 2003



 
Michael Turner appointed Assistant Director of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division at NSF
The University of Chicago, News Office, June 26, 2003
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago, News Office

The National Science Foundation has named the University of Chicago's Michael Turner to a two-year term as assistant director for mathematical and physical sciences, effective Oct. 1. Turner will take a leave of absence from the University while working at the NSF in Washington, D.C.

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KICP Members: Michael S. Turner
 
"Connecting Quarks with the Cosmos" dedicated to Schramm
The University of Chicago, Chronicle, August 14, 2003
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago, Chronicle

Dedicated to memory of David Schramm, report assesses research opportunities where physics, astronomy intersect.

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CfCP organizes workshop on Clusters of galaxies
The University of Chicago, News Office, September 17, 2003
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago, News Office

Cosmologists from around the world will meet at the University of Chicago from Sept. 17 to 20 to thrash out the challenges associated with a series of galactic mapping projects designed to help them better understand dark energy, the mysterious force that works against gravity and seems to be accelerating the expansion of the universe.

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CfCP graduate student Tasitsiomi on Cosmology and abstract art
The University of Chicago, Chronicle, October 23, 2003
by Steve Koppes, The University of Chicago, Chronicle

She loves a "starry night": Cosmology student searches universe for neutralinos.

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KICP Students: Argyro Tasitsiomi
 
Adjustments to Einstein's relativity theory
The New York Times, November 11, 2003
The New York Times

Senior CfCP members Michael Turner and Sean Carroll and grad student Vikram Duvvuri propose adjustments to Einstein's relativity theory at a cosmology workshop in California.

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KICP Members: Sean M. Carroll; Michael S. Turner
 
Search for the neutralino
Chicago Sun-Times, November 19, 2003
Chicago Sun-Times

CfCP faculty member Angela Olinto and grad students Iro Tasitsiomi and Jenny Gaskins search for the neutralino

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KICP Members: Angela V. Olinto
KICP Students: Jennifer M. Siegal-Gaskins; Argyro Tasitsiomi