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'A Meteoric Rise' features Physics and Astronomy research and education

'A Meteoric Rise' features Physics and Astronomy research and education

Take a walk through the stately brick and limestone White Hall, home to the WVU Department of Physics and Astronomy, and you can almost feel it — the electricity of inspired minds. The faculty roster here is impressive even to a lay audience.

Headshot of WVU researcher Amy Gentzler. She is pictured in front of an off white background. She has light blonde hair cut in a bob and is wearing a black, scoop-neck T-shirt.

WVU research reveals possible link between teen personalities, social media preferences and depressive symptoms

Teens using social media are vulnerable to depressive symptoms and some platforms, like TikTok, Instagram and YouTube, may be linked to higher levels of depression than others, according to West Virginia University research.

Written in the stars: WVU astrophysicists set to receive Shaw Prize, the ‘Nobel of the East’

Written in the stars: WVU astrophysicists set to receive Shaw Prize, the ‘Nobel of the East’

For Duncan Lorimer and Maura McLaughlin, working at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico set off a sequence of life events that would include marriage, children, finding a home at West Virginia University, an out-of-this-world scientific discovery and, now, earning a highly prestigious award described as the “Nobel Prize of the East.”

Powerful new GPU computing resources available to researchers across state

Powerful new GPU computing resources available to researchers across state

Faculty and student researchers at WVU and any other university or college in West Virginia can now request access to the new high performance computing cluster called Dolly Sods

WVU researcher advances the study of the human dimensions of cave and karst science and conservation in the Caribbean

WVU researcher advances the study of the human dimensions of cave and karst science and conservation in the Caribbean

What do caves and human geography have in common? That’s what West Virginia University’s María Alejandra Pérez, Associate Professor of Geography at the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences, will be considering as she studies “ecologies of participation” in karst regions of Puerto Rico.

WVU researchers team up with middle school students to study potential benefits of acid rain

WVU researchers team up with middle school students to study potential benefits of acid rain

West Virginia University biologists will tap local eighth graders for help on research studying what happens when acid rain stops falling.

WVU charting public policy model to address state’s opioid crisis

WVU charting public policy model to address state’s opioid crisis

While solutions for addressing the opioid crisis often involve either beefing up law enforcement or widening the scope of health services, West Virginia University researchers said they believe the best approach is a synergistic mix of both.

WVU researcher works to fast-track traditional research methods for quantum discoveries

WVU researcher works to fast-track traditional research methods for quantum discoveries

Decades-long searches for new quantum materials may now take much less time, according to a West Virginia University researcher who is speeding up the tedious process.

Subhasish Mandal, WVU assistant professor in condensed matter physics, wears a plaid suit jacket, white button down dress shirt, dark plastic framed glasses. He has a dark, trimmed mustache and beard.

WVU researchers team up with AI in the search for advancements in quantum technology

Quantum materials such as giant magnets and superconductors may help in discovering new, faster technologies and energy-efficient electrical systems. 

A West Virginia University study of American English and Spanish speakers’ pronunciation of certain consonants could change linguists’ understanding of how people learn to speak.

WVU linguists sound out how intensity and duration of speech shape pronunciation, rethinking language learning

In prior research, Jonah Katz, associate professor in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, had observed unusual patterns for consonants between vowels across “language after language.” Katz’s observations led him to question what most linguists believe: that these aspects of speech are learned by internalizing abstract rules about how to deal with, say, a “t” sound when it is between vowels within a word, as opposed to when it starts or ends a word.