The University of Notre Dame was founded in 1842 in Notre Dame, Indiana initially as an all male Roman Catholic institution. Today the University of Notre Dame has a student body of approximately 11,600 and is a Roman Catholic co-educational campus. Notable academics include, the Cushing Hall of Engineering. Mendoza College of Business and the School of Law. Notre Dame is also noted for work in nuclear physics. The Notre Dame Web site while dynamic in appearance, could be easier to navigate.

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Giant gas cloud boomeranging back into Milky Way

Since astronomers discovered the Smith Cloud, a giant gas cloud plummeting toward the Milky Way, they have been unable to determine its composition, which would hold clues as to its origin. University of Notre Dame astrophysicist ...

Researchers develop paint-on solar cells (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine if the next coat of paint you put on the outside of your home generates electricity from light—electricity that can be used to power the appliances and equipment on the inside.

Physicists propose solution to constraint satisfaction problems

(PhysOrg.com) -- Maria Ercsey-Ravasz, a postdoctoral associate and Zoltan Toroczkai, professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, have proposed an alternative approach to solving difficult constraint satisfaction ...

Planets that have no stars: New class of planets discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Notre Dame astronomer David Bennett is co-author of a new paper describing the discovery of a new class of planets -- dark, isolated Jupiter-mass bodies floating alone in space, far from any ...

Study finds 'silent' genetic variations can alter protein folding

Proteins, the workhorse of the human cell, help digest our food, carry oxygen through the body, fight off invading microbes, and so much more—but they only function when folded properly into specific, three dimensional ...

Physicists see nuclear wobbling in one isotope of gold

Nuclei can be round, like a soccer ball, or oblong, like a football. Others are slightly oblong but misshapen, like a potato. One of the only two ways to observe the third shape, rarely encountered, is when the nucleus wobbles ...

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