Physics & Astronomy News

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Mark Morris and colleagues have discovered two "galactic center chimneys" that seem to funnel matter and energy away from the Milky Way’s center. Read More
Friday, March 8, 2019 ‘The Big Bang Theory’ scholarship will now support twice as many UCLA students pursuing STEM research. Read More
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Physics & Astronomy will host SudipFest, a three-day workshop celebrating the career of Distinguished Professor Sudip Chakravarty, April 4-6, 2019. Read More
Friday, February 22, 2019 The American Astronomical Society has selected Prof. Alice Shapley to deliver the Kavli Foundation Plenary Lecture at the 234th AAS meeting in St. Louis. Read More
Thursday, February 21, 2019 James Rosenzweig's article in Nature Photonics describes research into a fascinating aspect of light: the existence of orbital angular momentum (OAM). Read More
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Former UCLA alumnus and leading plasma scientist Thomas C. Katsouleas has been appointed the 16th president of the University of Connecticut. Read More
Monday, February 4, 2019 UCLA participates in the worldwide Cherenkov Telescope Array project, the world’s largest and most sensitive ground-based, gamma-ray observatory. Read More
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