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School of Physics Uses Moths and Origami Structures for Innovative Defense Research

Georgia Tech has received two Department of Defense (DoD) 2022 Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) awards totaling almost $14 million.

Mon, Apr 18, 2022 | Read story
Researchers Develop Methodology for Streamlined Control of Material Deformation

Researchers demonstrate that new physical theories provide precise predictions of the deformations of certain structures, revealing that a flexible mechanical structure is governed by some of the same math as electromagnetic waves and even black holes.

Fri, Feb 4, 2022 | Read story


When Sand-Slithering Snakes Behave Like Light Waves

A new study by SMI Professors Dan Goldman and Zeb Rocklin shows how the motion of snakes moving across a sandy surface can be affected by obstacles.

Mon, Feb 25, 2019 | Read story