Physics & Astronomy News

Thursday, March 29, 2018 Assistant Professor Paul Hamilton has been awarded the prestigious 2018 DARPA Young Faculty Award for his work in atom interferometry. Read More
Monday, March 12, 2018 Prof. Robert Cousins has been appointed to a three-year term on the Scientific Policy Committee at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research. Read More
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Jianwei "John" Miao and colleagues have won the National Science Foundation Special Creativity Award for research on metal alloys for fuel cells. Read More
Friday, February 23, 2018 Director of the UCLA Galactic Center Group, Professor Andrea Ghez, is the focus of a recent NOVA | PBS special called "Black Hole Apocalypse." Read More
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Tuan Do of the Galactic Center Group, grad student Devin Chu, and colleagues have found a star that will test Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Read More
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 A paper by P&A Chair Jean Turner and colleagues was chosen as a science highlight by the Atacama Large Millimeter Submillimeter Array (ALMA). Read More
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Stuart Brown and colleagues have designed a molecular crystal providing the first proof that a single material can be both static and moving. Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 A UCLA paper by Professor Alexander Kusenko and graduate student Eric Cotner is named DOE Office of Science's #3 top story of the year. Read More
Thursday, December 21, 2017 Astronomer Benjamin Zuckerman suggests that a star 550 light-years away is probably destroying, rather than building, planets. Read More
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Professor Ned Wright and the WMAP team have won the Breakthrough Prize for major insights into the deepest questions of the universe. Read More