News Archive

To the Moon, Back, and Beyond

The Artemis I rocket launch is a major step in NASA's return to Earth's moon. Hear from seven Georgia Tech experts — including Thom Orlando, Feryal Özel, and Frances Rivera-Hernández — on why we're going and what we might find, the science and politics of space, and predictions on the broader future of space exploration.

IceCube Neutrinos Give Us First Glimpse Into the Inner Depths of an Active Galaxy

Ignacio Taboada, School of Physics professor, is the spokesperson for an international team of scientists using a massive Antarctica-based neutrino telescope to detect the particles coming from a supermassive black hole 47 million light-years from Earth.  

Eyes on the Sky: How to Watch Tuesday's Total Lunar Eclipse

The campus observatory at the Howey Physics Building will open at 4 a.m. where the Aloha Telescope in Maui, Hawaii, will livestream a clear view of every stage of the eclipse, from 4 to 8 a.m. on the Georgia Tech Observatory YouTube channel.   

Enjoying Halloween on Campus

Halloween at Georgia Tech includes a bit of everything — fossils, ballroom dancing, costume contests, and pumpkins falling from the top of the Howey Physics Building.

Will Roper (PHYS '01, '02) Joins Defense Innovation Board

Will Roper, a Georgia Tech alumnus and a distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has joined the Defense Innovation Board, an advisory panel for the U.S. Secretary of Defense. 

Will Roper (PHYS '01, '02) Joins Defense Innovation Board

Will Roper, a Georgia Tech alumnus and a distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has joined the Defense Innovation Board, an advisory panel for the U.S. Secretary of Defense. 

Active Matter, Curved Spaces: Mini Robots Learn to ‘Swim’ on Stretchy Surfaces

Physicists are using small wheeled robots to better understand indirect mechanical interactions, how they play a role in active matter, and how we can control them. Their findings are recently published in the The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

College of Sciences Celebrates Six New Haley Fellows

Graduate students from each of the six College of Sciences schools have received 2022-2023 Herbert P. Haley Fellowships to expand their research — and connect with fellow scientists and mathematicians at conferences and events.  

Researchers Map Rotating Spiral Waves in Live Human Hearts

Researchers at Georgia Tech and clinicians at the Emory University School of Medicine are bringing a new understanding to these complicated conditions with the first high-resolution visualizations of stable spiral waves in human ventricles.

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