Physics & Astronomy News

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
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Astronomer Roger Ulrich and an international team of colleagues have found that the sun’s core rotates four times faster than its surface. Read More
Friday, July 28, 2017 Prof. Andrea Ghez is testing whether stars orbiting a black hole move according to the rule of Einstein's general relativity or deviate from it. Read More
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Zhongbo Kang and his team have proposed a new method to explore the production mechanism of heavy quarkonia, a strongly-interacting subatomic particle. Read More
Monday, July 24, 2017 Led by Prof. Kang Wang, a UCLA team of engineers and scientists has found a "smoking gun" signature of the long sought-after Majorana particle. Read More
Friday, July 7, 2017 Professor HongWen Jiang and graduate students Blake Freeman and Joshua Shoenfield have brought quantum computing one step closer to reality. Read More
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Adjunct Professor Slava Turyshev is the co-author of a new Scientific American article that explores using the sun as a cosmic telescope. Read More
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Andrea Ghez and a UCLA-led team have used two decades of Keck Observatory observations to probe the hypothetical fifth force of nature. Read More