DARYL ACHILLES: From fundamental physics to the practice of law—'Who knew?'

How Illinois Physics alumnus Daryl Achilles went from student experiences at Fermilab to intellectual property lawyer at the global biotech leader PerkinElmer.

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Scientists release first image of giant black hole at Milky Way's galactic center

On May 12, 2022, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration released the first-ever image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy, attracting global media attention. Black holes are the most compact and energetic known objects in the universe and are by their very nature extremely challenging to study.

SPENCER HULSEY: Spreading the Spark of Curiosity

In her career, Spencer Hulsey shares the excitement of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with Wisconsin residents, especially with young people.


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