Physics & Astronomy News

Monday, October 9, 2017 David Jewitt's team identified a comet 1.5 billion miles from the sun. No other comet heading toward our sun has been seen at such a great distance. Read More
Friday, September 29, 2017 Physics professor Giovanni Zocchi has been awarded the 2017 Foresight Institute’s Feynman Prize–Theory for inventing a method called “nano-rheology." Read More
Thursday, September 14, 2017 UCLA's Ryan Roussel is one of 52 graduate students selected for the DOE's 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program. Read More
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 By working in extremely controlled conditions, Eric Hudson and colleagues observe properties of atoms and molecules previously hidden from view. Read More
Friday, September 8, 2017 Andrea Ghez answers questions about her work and shows us the UCLA Keck remote observing room, where Ghez and her team monitor the center of our galaxy. Read More
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Wes Campbell, Eric Hudson, and colleagues show that trapping and cooling of a radioactive atom is an attractive system for encoding quantum information. Read More
Friday, September 1, 2017 Prof. Alexander Kusenko and grad student Eric Cotner suggest that black holes could have formed shortly after the Big Bang, before stars began to shine. Read More
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Experience the Monday, August 21, 2017 solar eclipse for free on campus at the UCLA Court of Sciences. Read More
Thursday, August 10, 2017 UCLA's Alexander Kusenko and Volodymyr Takhistov, with UCSD's George Fuller, explore how black holes may have helped forge heavy elements. Read More
Friday, August 4, 2017 Paul Hamilton, Eric Hudson, Peter Smith, and Hanguo Wang have just received an award from the Keck Foundation to search for sterile neutrinos. Read More