Physics in Spotlight

Title: Professor Maryam Modjaz Outreach to Spence School
Date: October 28, 2016

Professor Maryam Modjaz sparked curiosity about cosmology in Spence School students.

Title: Apple Ad & NYU Physics   (disclaimer: the ad does not amount to an endorsement of the product.)
Date: September 07, 2016

Please enjoy seeing and hearing Professor Maryam Modjaz in an Apple ad

Title: Straight Out of Star Trek: How an NYU Physicist Made the Tractor Beam a Reality
Date: August 31, 2016
Speaker: David Grier, New York University

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original Star Trek series premiere, NYU physics professor (and sci-fi fan) David Grier leads a tour of his lab—the birthplace of the real-life tractor beam. In this video, Grier explains how the technology works and how it could find practical use in everything from environmental science to—yes—space exploration.