Geoff (PhD 1968) and Josie Fox – Team Moto-X Fox

Geoff and Josie Fox combined backgrounds in physics and art history, an appreciation for adventure, and a willingness to change course to gain incredible traction in the action sports industry.

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Measuring the dark matter that surrounds us

“The big idea for dark matter detection is that it’s all around us right now, and it’s really important gravitationally, for how big structures—galaxies and bigger—form,” says UW particle astrophysicist Kimberly Palladino. “We know it doesn’t interact with light and with charge, and it doesn’t really interact much with itself.”


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Three physics majors win Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships

Roger Waleffe (working with Prof. Forest)
Matthew Frazier (working with Prof. Gilbert)
Colin Adams (working with Prof. Vandenbroucke)

The Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships support undergraduate research done in collaboration with UW–Madison faculty or research/instructional academic staff. Approximately 97 – 100 Hilldale awards are available each year.