Kate Scholberg

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Kate Scholberg is the Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics and Bass Fellow at Duke University, North Carolina. She received a Ph.D. in Physics from the California Institute of Technology in 1997. She is currently a member of the Super-Kamiokande, T2K, and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment collaborations. She is spokesperson of COHERENT, a neutrino-scattering experiment at the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee. Her research primarily focuses on the physics of neutrinos, and it has broad intersections with particle physics, astrophysics, and nuclear physics.


Probing the Skin of a Lead Nucleus

Researchers make the most precise measurement yet of the neutron distribution in a heavy nucleus, with implications for the structure of neutron stars. Read More »