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Category: Science and Technology

Physics adds new dual-degree options in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Math, Business, and Teaching

Great options for new students and transfers to get their BS in Physics and a Master’s degree

Professor awarded grant for NSF supercomputing time

Will train introductory physics students to use Python to solve problems

A “bang” in LIGO and Virgo detectors signals most massive gravitational-wave source yet

A binary black hole merger likely produced gravitational waves equal to the energy of eight suns.

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Professor Martin awarded NSF grant to study future gravitational-wave detectors

Optics technology developed by this award will aid advanced interferometers in finding the most distant black holes.

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Physics students present results at American Physical Society

The annual meeting focuses on the fields of gravitational physics, astrophysics, and nuclear and particle physics.

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Montclair State Faculty Member Marc Favata Earns Prestigious Simons Fellowship

This award will give the physics professor a chance to collaborate with scholars around the world.

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News 12 interviews physics faculty regarding recent LIGO discovery

Marc Favata speaks with News 12 to provide insight into the neutron star collision that was reported on October 16.

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Groundbreaking Discovery by LIGO/Virgo Solves Cosmic Mystery

Faculty contribute to detection of neutron stars’ collision

Drs. Marc Favata and Rodica Martin

Physics Faculty, Members of LIGO Team, Comment on 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

Professors Rodica Martin and Marc Favata describe impact of ground-breaking work

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Listening to the Universe

Scientists proving Einstein’s theories usher in new field of gravitational-wave astronomy

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Professor Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Grant funds research and education project in gravitational-wave science

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Creativity in Mathematics and Science

Dr. Mika Munakata, Dr. Ashwin Vaidya, and doctoral student Ceire Monahan are working on an NSF-funded 3-year project seeking to develop and implement an innovative model of STEM undergraduate education that highlights creativity in STEM at Montclair State University.