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Research: Quantum Computers Can Be Better Than the Sum of Their Parts

‘Teamwork’ Employed Inside Quantum Computer Chips Can Cut Error Rates, Boost Reliability of Devices

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UMD Invests Over $10M in Research Equipment to Drive Discovery, Innovation

Labs Focused on Quantum Technology, Energy Storage, Neuroscience and More Getting Big Upgrades

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COVID-19 patients receive food at a makeshift hospital in Bengaluru, India

Sending Help Home as Pandemic Rages

Alum-Founded Nonprofit Helps India Fight a Fierce Second COVID Wave

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UMD Physicist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Alessandra Buonanno Helped Lead Project That Discovered Gravitational Waves

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Naveen Raman ’22, Ela Rockafellow ’22 and Sanketh Andhavarapu ’23

Three Terps Named 2021 Goldwater Scholars

UMD’s 37 Scholarships in Past Decade Rank Second in Nation

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Revolutionary Computing Company Created at Maryland to Go Public

IonQ Competing to Bring Practical Quantum Computers to Market

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Is It All in Your Head—or in Your Gut? Or Both?

Maryland Researchers Work to Understand ‘Gut-Brain Axis’ to Conquer Disease

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UMD Welcomes 16-year-old Ph.D. Student

Cornell’s Youngest Grad Enrolls to Study Particle Physics

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Heaviest Black Hole Merger Spotted

UMD Scientists on Team That Made Three Recent Gravitational Wave Discoveries

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Chemist-Physicist Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Christopher Jarzynski’s Latest Honor Follows 2020 Guggenheim and Simons Fellowships

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Distinguished University Professor Christopher Jarzinski (below), a member of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Physics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology is one of only 2 physicists selected this year for Guggenheim fellowships.

UMD Scientist Named Guggenheim Fellow for Research at Boundary of Chemistry, Physics

Christopher Jarzynski Internationally Known for Thermodynamics Work

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Professor Dan Lathrop examines the 3-meter steel sphere he uses in simulations of the Earth's "geodynamo."

As the World Turns

Audacious Experiment to Understand Earth’s Magnetic Shield is Getting an Overhaul

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