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Physics & Astronomy Department
6100 Main MS-61
Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Office: 713-348-4938

News & Events

Beating the HeatBeating the heat a challenge at the nanoscale
Rice University scientists detect thermal boundary that hinders ultracold experiments
Titanium and GoldTitanium + gold = new gold standard for artificial joints
Rice lab discovers titanium-gold alloy that is four times harder than most steels
CI Tau planetAstronomers find giant planet around very young star
Jupiter-like ‘CI Tau b’ orbits 2 million-year-old star in constellation Taurus