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Articles about research and researchers at Nevis

Nuclear Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu to be Honored on a U.S. Postal Service Commemorative Forever Stamp. Professor Wu's accomplishments include the experimental discovery of parity violation, which was of critical important in the development of particle physics.

In memoriam: Jack Steinberger, Nobel Laureate and former Columbia and Nevis faculty member
Jack Steinberger, who served on the who served on the Columbia faculty and performed research at Nevis Labs between 1951 and 1971 and was known for his pioneering research into elementary particles, passed away on December 12 at the age of 99. Professor Steinberger shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon M. Lederman and Melvin Schwartz "for the neutrino beam method and the demonstration of the doublet structure of the leptons through the discovery of the muon neutrino". A brief autobiography is posted here and an obituary here.

We've added a pair of videos to the Nevis YouTube Channel for the 05-Dec-2020 Science-on-Hudson presentation Inside the ATLAS Detector: A Virtual Tour Inside the Largest Experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider:

How Beyond Barnard Synchronized Summer Colloquium 2020 - Published 21-Aug-2020 in Barnard News. In addition to this colloquium series, Professor Reshmi Mukherjee helped organize a separate series of lectures and seminars. Prof. Mukherjee works on VERITAS/CTA research at Nevis.

DUNE prepares for data onslaught - Published in the June-2020 issue of Fermilab Frontiers. Assistant Professor Georgia Karagiorgi is working on the DUNE data selection at Nevis Labs.

Scientists Detect Crab Nebula Using Innovative Gamma-Ray Telescope - Published 01-Jun-2020 by Columbia News. Barnard College Professor Reshmi Mukherjee and Columbia University Associate Professor Brian Humensky worked at Nevis to develop this telescope.

Could a New Ultraviolet Technology Fight the Spread of Coronavirus? - Published 21-Apr-2020 by Columbia News. A portion of this research was performed by RARAF at Nevis Labs.

Professor Elena Aprile has been elected to the AAAS - 24-Apr-2020.

Will Coronavirus Freeze the Search for Dark Matter? - Published 7-Apr-2020 in the New York Times. Portions of Prof. Aprile's experiment were built and tested at Nevis Labs.

Columbia to Build Upgrades for Large Hadron Collider, the World’s Biggest Atom Smasher - Published 3-Apr-2020 in Columbia News

The Hudson Independent, March 2019 - Nevis Labs in Irvington Hosts "Science-on-Hudson" Public Lecture Series

Columbia University research campus in Irvington to study new pancreatic cancer treatment - Published 12-Jan-2018 in the Westchester County Business Journal

Heady Collisions - The Summer 2013 issue of Columbia Magazine featured an article on Nevis' participation in detecting supersymmetric particles at ATLAS.