The University of Texas at Arlington's Center of Excellence in High Energy Physics was awarded a three-year, $2.5 million grant from the Department of Energy, which represents a 25 percent increase over their previous base funding.
National Academy of Sciences member David Nygren will join UT Arlington's Physics Department
this fall. He is widely known for inventing the “Time Projection Chamber” and current work investigating neutrinos.
UT Arlington physics professor Zdzislaw E. Musielak has been awarded a three-year, $301,339 National Science Foundation grant to investigate Alfvén waves in the Sun, a phenomenon vital to understanding Earth’s nearest star.
Two University of Texas at Arlington researchers want to bridge the gap between what is known about exploding stars and the remnants left behind thousands of years later. So they’re trying something new – using SNSPH, a complex computer code developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.