Joe Hamilton

  • legislators holding up proclamations in chambers

    State commends tennessine discoverers

    On March 27, Tennessee state Sen. Ken Yager presented a resolution commending physicists from Vanderbilt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee-Knoxville for discovering a new element and naming it tennessine. Read More

    Mar. 29, 2017

  • new periodic table highlighting Tennessine

    Tennessee may become second state in periodic table

    The provisional name for the newly discovered superheavy element 117 is "tennessine." The name was proposed by Vanderbilt nuclear physicist Joseph Hamilton to honor the state where three members of the international collaboration that made the discovery -- Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee at Knoxville -- are located. Read More

    Jun. 8, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Listen: Sign up online for 2014 Vanderbilt Osher winter classes

    Early 20th-century Nashville history, the French films behind American remakes, and key discoveries about physics are among the 2014 winter term offerings from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University. Read More

    Nov. 25, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    2010: Year in review

    A look back at 2010, in no particular order. Read More

    Dec. 23, 2010