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.

Title: Spin Wave Excitation Patterns Generated by Spin Torque Oscillators
Date: January 31, 2014

Congratulation to Professor Andrew Kent for the Cover article on January 31st, 2014 issue of Nanotechnology

F. Macia, F. C. Hoppensteadt and A. D. Kent, “Spin wave excitation patterns generated by spin torque oscillators,” Nanotechnology 25, 045303 (2014).

For more information about our latest research, please visit Professor Kent's Research Group