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An enstatite whisker analyzed by Utt and Ogliore using SEM. The crystal is roughly two microns long.

A microscale search for cosmic answers

October 9, 2020

Physicist Ryan Ogliore’s lab works to gain insight into something no longer observable: the formation and evolution of the early solar system.


Research from the lab of Peng Bai found that by expanding channels, you can delay and even avoid the formation of dendrites, which can lead to a battery shorting out. (Photo Credit: Bai Lab)

Solving a current mystery

September 23, 2020

Researchers found when it comes to dendrite formation, a negative number yields positive results





Erik Henriksen, assistant professor of physics in Arts & Sciences (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)

Henriksen lands CAREER grant to chase electron effects

August 28, 2020

Erik Henriksen, assistant professor of physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award by the National Science Foundation. His grant, expected to...