Physics & Astronomy News

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 UCLA professors Edward L. Wright and Ni Ni have been acknowledged in the 2019 list of the world’s most influential scientific researchers. Read More
Monday, November 4, 2019 Jia Han is the lead author of the article "3D measurements of plasma parameters in an industrial plasma etch tool” in "Physics of Plasmas." Read More
Thursday, October 24, 2019 Astronomer Tommaso Treu and colleagues have released a study suggesting that the universe is expanding more rapidly than previously thought. Read More
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Lucy Fortson won the APS Nicholson Medal for "the humanitarian aspect of physics." Dr. Fortson received her Ph.D. in physics from UCLA in 1991. Read More
Thursday, October 17, 2019 Ben Zuckerman and Hilke Schlichting have co-authored a study suggesting that Earth is not unique: Earth-like planets may be common in the universe. Read More
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 David Jewitt has captured the best and sharpest look at a comet from outside of our solar system that recently barged into our own. Read More
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 R. Michael Rich has led an international team carrying out a survey for the Haloes and Environments of Nearby Galaxies (HERON) collaboration. Read More
Thursday, October 3, 2019 In a recent article in The Conversation, Brad Hansen discusses what moons in other solar systems reveal about planets like Neptune and Jupiter. Read More
Thursday, September 26, 2019 Chris Regan and William Hubbard have received Microscopy Today's "Innovation Award" for their invention of SEEBIC imaging. Read More
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 UCLA has had four faculty named APS Fellows in the 2019 Cohort: Andrea Ghez, Eric Hudson, Aydogan Ozcan, and Chee Wei Wong. Read More