Physics & Astronomy News

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 The enormous black hole at the center of our galaxy is having an unusually large meal of interstellar gas and dust. Researchers don’t yet understand why. Read More
Monday, September 9, 2019 Professor James Rosenzweig has been selected to receive a DOE research grant for work in particle accelerator science and technology. Read More
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Andrea Ghez, distinguished professor and director of UCLA’s Galactic Center Group, was awarded an honorary degree from Oxford University Read More
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 MorrisFest 2019 celebrates Mark Morris’ academic and scientific career as well as his 2^3 * 3^2 birthday. Please join us at UCLA September 5-7, 2019. Read More
Friday, August 23, 2019 Walter Gekelman's latest paper shows that Launching Alfvén waves into Earth’s magnetosphere can save satellites from nuclear catastrophe. Read More
Friday, August 23, 2019 DOE tweeted about the Basic Plasma Science Facility @UCLA: "Sometimes you need tools that are not too big and not too small but just right." Read More
Thursday, August 15, 2019 An international team co-led by the UCLA Particle Beam Physics Lab (Prof. James Rosenzweig, director) demonstrated a new type of electron source. Read More
Monday, August 12, 2019 Dr. Tuan Do and collaborators have discovered an extremely bright and unexpected flare from the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Read More
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Prof. Sergio Ferrara, UCLA faculty and member of the Bhaumik Institute, has won the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. Read More
Monday, August 5, 2019 Astronomer Dr. Beth Klein has been awarded the American Physical Society's M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship. Read More