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WSU physicist receives DOE early career award
September 26, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Brian Collins, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has received one of 59 national Early Career Research awards from the U.S. Department of Energy for 2017.

New device could turn heat energy into a viable fuel source
August 30, 2017

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new device being developed by Washington State University physicist Yi Gu could one day turn the heat generated by a wide array of electronics into a usable fuel source.

WSU scientists help detect gravitational waves for third time
August 7, 2017

black holeBy Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three billion years ago in a distant galaxy, two massive black holes slammed together, merged into one and sent space–time vibrations, known as gravitational waves, shooting out into the universe.