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A Total Eclipse of the Sun

Dr. Edward Belbruno: What to Know About August 21 Solar Eclipse Why is everyone talking about next week’s solar eclipse? Dr. Edward Belbruno, clinical professor of mathematics and astrophysicist, offers insight into what’s unique and significant about the celestial event, which hasn’t happened in almost 100 years.

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Anatoly Frenkel Receives NSF Grant

International Research Project Will Study Electromechanical Actions Dr. Anatoly Frenkel, co-chair of the department of physics, has received a three-year grant of $447,438 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how to create a new class of what are called “electrostrictors.” These materials experience strong deformation (known as electrostriction) when an electric field is

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