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What excites Bill Phillips in science today?


Bill Phillips
Credit: © Robert Rathe

“Learning something new—that’s what gets me out of bed in morning, the opportunity to learn something new.

“In my group, we’re working on a number of areas that are really at the frontiers of what we understand about the way light and matter interact with each other, the way atoms interact with each other. We’re just at the cutting edge of that. We’re constantly learning new things.”


Created April 3, 2017, Updated August 31, 2021