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Issue 5, Volume 1
May 2008

Professor Bill Holzapfel Leads The South Pole Telescope Project In A Search For Cosmological Clues

The South Pole is arguably the most remote and inhospitable place on earth. Frigid temperatures that can reach -120 F and six months of continual darkness make living and working at the South Pole a challenge. Interestingly, those same conditions allow remarkably clear views of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation produced shortly after the Big Bang. read more.

Cal Day Slideshow

Photographs from 2008 Cal Day in the Physics Department read more.

Cal Physics Rated #3 In US News & World Report Ranking

The Physics Department is proud to have been ranked (in a 4-way tie) the #3 Physics Graduate program in the country by U.S. News & World Report. read more.

The Physics of Baseball Event

Celebrate the Great American Past Time, Physics-Style! read more.

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