Department of Astronomy & Physics
Prof. Kanungo presents at Nobel Symposium
Saint Mary's Professor, Rituparna Kanungo, Astronomy and Physics, attended the 2012 Nobel Symposium,Physics with Radioactive Beams, where she presented a paper, A New Picture of Nuclear Shells. The symposium is a "prestigious, invitation-only event that is part of the Nobel Foundation's Symposium project, which initiates discussions dedicated to areas of science where breakthroughs are occurring or where the topic is of primary cultural or social significance." Dr. Kanungo's presentation explored "the individual character of nuclear isotopes and the shifting of understanding of nuclear shells."