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ColOpt network event

The University of Milan is hosting the third Innovative Training Network (ITN) ColOpt event, from 9th to 13th July 2018, in the Sala Napoleonica of via S. Antonio 12

02 July 2018
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New ATLAS result establishes production of Higgs boson in association with top quarks

The ATLAS Collaboration at CERN has announced the observation of Higgs bosons produced together with a top-quark pair. Observing this extremely rare process is a significant milestone for the field of High-Energy Physics. It allows physicists to test critical parameters of the Higgs mechanism in the Standard Model of particle physics.

04 June 2018
Credit: NASA & ESA and P. Kelly (University of California, Berkeley)

Most distant star ever seen

Nature Astronomy publishes a paper by a team - including Claudio Grillo, physicist at the University of Milan - announcing the discovery of the hot blue star “Icarus”, 9 billion light years away.

03 April 2018
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Letters from Nobel Laureates

At the beginning of January, tidying up a bookcase in the Department of Physics, one of our students found out some documents regarding outstanding scientists of the past. This piece of news aroused the curiosity of a journalist and a piece was published on Corriere della Sera last January 19.

23 January 2018
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ERC "DARKLIGHT" project led by Luigi Guzzo was concluded

At the end of 2017, the Darklight project led by Luigi Guzzo, Professor of Cosmology in this Department, was officially concluded. The project has been supported by a 1.7 million euro Advanced Research Grant awarded in 2012 by the European Research Council (ERC).

22 January 2018
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A quantum clustering transition

A simulation of a one-dimensional gas of bosons interacting by soft repulsive forces unveils a quantum phase transition triggered by cluster formation.

01 December 2017
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