IIP-UFRN researcher launches scientific dissemination book for youngsters

Published Fri, Jun 11, 2021
Research leader of the Particle and Astroparticle Physics group of the International Institute of Physics at UFRN (IIP-UFRN), Professor Farinaldo Queiroz is enthusiastic about scientific dissemination and the popularization of science. He is the author of the comic book series “Particuleiro...

IIP-UFRN hosts virtual school next week

Published Tue, Jun 08, 2021
The annual program of scientific events at the UFRN International Institute of Physics will start on June 14th, with the “Pre-Strings 2021” school, held in partnership with this year's edition of the “Strings” conference. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, activities at the...

The proof of the odderon

Published Mon, Jun 07, 2021
High energy physicists were delighted last March with the announcement of the discovery of the Odderon, the quasiparticle predicted by physicists Leszek Łukaszuk and Basarab Nicolescu in the 1970’s. The final proof of its existence came from a collaboration between CERN (Switzerland/France)...

IIP-UFRN virtual seminar with Prof. Bogdan Andrei Bernevig

Published Fri, Jun 04, 2021
The UFRN International Institute of Physics will hold the virtual seminar “Mòire Samples: The twisted bilayer graphene scenario”, next Wednesday, June 9, presented by Professor Bogdan Andrei Bernevig (Princeton University, USA). The event will start at 1pm, with live broadcast on...

IIP regrets to inform the passing of Professor Sérgio Mascarenhas

Published Tue, Jun 01, 2021
Last Monday, May 31, physicist Sérgio Mascarenhas passed away at the age of 93 due to a heart attack. Sérgio Mascarenhas was born in Rio de Janeiro, where he graduated in Physics and Chemistry at UFRJ between 1947 and 1951, and settled in São Carlos (SP). Sérgio,...

New episode of Qubits & Quasares with Prof. Carlos Egues

Published Mon, May 31, 2021
Researcher at the São Carlos Institute of Physics - USP, Professor José Carlos Egues is the guest of this edition of Qubits & Quasares, science podcast of IIP-UFRN. With work on condensed matter theory, with an emphasis on spin-dependent phenomena, the physicist talked to us about...