Physics & Astronomy News

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 3 UCLA students (Rafi Hessami, Shon Mackie, River Robles, coached by Josh Samani) won the silver medal in the 9th Annual University Physics Competition. Read More
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 A research team led by two UCLA astronomers uses split images of quasars to produce a new estimate of the Hubble constant. Read More
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 UCLA astronomers Ian McLean and Michael Fitzgerald comment on the exciting view of Comet 46P/Wirtanen at W. M. Keck Observatory. Read More
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Graduate student Elizabeth Mills has been awarded the 2017-2018 Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship. Read More
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Professor Jianwei (John) Miao’s research has been highlighted as a front cover in a high-profile DOE Basic Energy Sciences Program Update. Read More
Friday, November 30, 2018 Professor Edward L. Wright has been listed as one of the world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2018, according to Clarivate Analytics. Read More
Friday, November 2, 2018 Exploring Your Universe was held from noon to 5pm on Nov. 4th in the UCLA’s Court of Sciences, with additional evening activities from 5-8pm. Read More
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 The Julian Schwinger Foundation for Physics Research has given $1.5 million to fund 3 new fellowships for graduate students in Physics & Astronomy. Read More
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Andrea Ghez leads a team of scientists observing the star known as S2 in the constellation Sagittarius for evidence of a supermassive black hole. Read More
Friday, October 19, 2018 Physics professors Eric Hudson and Wes Campbell are part of a research team publicizing the quantum computing revolution in Washington DC. Read More