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University of Maryland Commencement. Photo: Mike Morgan

Info for December 2016 Graduates

Info for December 2016 Graduates

The Chirps Heard Round the World

The Chirps Heard Round the World

The Chirps Heard Round the World

The long road to the detection of gravitational waves began at the University of Maryland and has wound through College Park ever since.

Steve Rolston is New Chair of the Department of Physics

Steve Rolston is New Chair of the Department of Physics

Dormant Black Hole Becomes X-ray Flashlight

Dormant Black Hole Becomes
X-ray Flashlight

UMD astronomers catch X-ray echoes of a tidal disruption event for the first time.

Gravitational Waves Detected a Second Time

Gravitational Waves Detected a Second Time

UMD physicists help identify new gravitational wave event using data from Advanced LIGO detectors.