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News from the Chair Long Wavelength Array Receives $530,000 Award


The Defense University Research Instrumentation Program awarded funds to the UNM Physics and Astronomy Department Radio Group for a new Long Wavelength Array station near Socorro, New Mexico.

This station will be combined with the first LWA station to form high-resolution and high-sensitivity images of the sky at long wavelengths.

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Upcoming Events


Fri 9/5, 4:00PM in Room 125, Ruth Chabay, Computational Models and Conceptual Understanding in Introductory Physics

Other Events:

Tue 9/2, 2:00PM in Room 190, Roberto Onofrio (University of Padova and ITAMP, On the interplay between Higgs physics, weak interactions, and gravitation

Wed 9/3, 3:00PM in Room 190, Aaron M. Hankin (UNM), Rydberg Excitation of Single Atoms for Applications in Quantum Information and Metrology