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Calculating the Strong Force: Lattice QCD

As of August 2021, a team of postdoctoral researchers at Columbia University have successfully implemented NVIDIA’s CUDA cores to be used as a graphical computational source for Lattice Quantum Chromodynamics…



The Formulations of Quantum Field Theory

Recent developments in modern physics revolve heavily on the notion of a Quantum Universe, with both matter and forces being described as quantized fundamental particles. These particles have set values…


Muon g-2: Breaking the Standard Model

On April 7, 2021, the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL) announced the groundbreaking first results of the Muon g-2 experiment. This long-awaited experiment looked to measure the magnetic moment of…


Advice to Juniors: Finding an SIR

Finding an SIR (early August – early October) Student Inquiry and Research (SIR) is the pinnacle of an IMSA education. Every I-day, juniors and seniors step away from the textbook…