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A short history of Voyager's historic journey

When NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft became the first manmade object to enter interstellar space, it claimed an iconic place in the history of space exploration—and underscored the University of Iowa's role and legacy among the stars.

Congratulations to Dr. Thomas Brantseg!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Congratulations to Thomas Brantseg for successfully defending his PhD dissertation on "Core-Collapse Supernova Remnants and Interactions with Their Surroundings." "...

Professor Edwin Norbeck (1930–2013)

Friday, July 19, 2013
We are saddened to give you the news of the passing of our colleague Edwin Norbeck from the University of Iowa. Ed suffered a heart attack and passed away on July 13, 2013 at the age of 83.

Congratulations to Dr. Yuzhi Liu!

Thursday, July 18, 2013
Congratulations to Yuzhi Liu for successfully defending his PhD dissertation on "Renormalization Group and Phase Transitions in Spin, Gauge and QCD-like Theories." "...

Telling time on Saturn

Undergraduate student shows how planet's magnetosphere changes with the seasons