Physics & Astronomy News

Thursday, August 1, 2019 Prof. Thomas Dumitrescu, assistant professor in the department, has been awarded the prestigious Department of Energy Office of Science Early Career Award. Read More
Monday, July 29, 2019 UCLA is now one of the host institutions for the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship offered by the Heising-Simons Foundation. Read More
Thursday, July 25, 2019 Andrea Ghez and her research team reveal an analysis of a star’s orbit near supermassive black hole that gives a look into how gravity behaves. Read More
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 At 6:56 in this Nature video watch Mayank Mehta explain his research in Neurophysics about how the brain perceives space-time. Read More
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Professor Nathan Whitehorn's IceCube Collaboration (NSF) has been awarded a 37 million dollar upgrade. Read More
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 Former PhD student Prof. Abigail Vieregg has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Read More
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 David Cesar has been chosen for the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Particle Accelerator Science and Technology Technical Committee (PAST) award. Read More
Thursday, June 27, 2019 Hudson researchers show that low-temperature activation of chemical reactions via excited electronic states leads to a lower-than-expected reaction rate. Read More
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Prof. John Miao and team capture atomic motion in 4D for the first time, with results (published in Nature) that contradict classical nucleation theory. Read More
Friday, June 21, 2019 Former UCLA Physics PhD Anne White has been named head of the Nuclear Science & Engineering Department at MIT. Read More