Physics & Astronomy News

Saturday, October 1, 2016 Exploring Your Universe, UCLA's hands-on physics and astronomy fun for the whole family, is this Sunday, Nov. 6. Read More
Friday, September 30, 2016 The launching of the Mani L. Bhaumik Institute for Theoretical Physics is a landmark event at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA. Read More
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Professor Jianwei "John" Miao is the deputy director of the new, cutting-edge Science and Technology Center on Real-Time Functional Imaging. Read More
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 The Particle Beam Physics Laboratory, directed by Prof. James Rosenzweig, has reported in Nature Communications a breakthrough in new acceleration methods. Read More
Thursday, September 22, 2016 The Department of Physics & Astronomy is proud to announce the arrival of a new Experimental Elementary Particles physics professor, Michail Bachtis. Read More
Friday, September 16, 2016 Astronomer David Jewitt led the research team that captured the sharpest, most detailed observations of a comet breaking apart 67 million miles from Earth. Read More
Thursday, September 1, 2016 Eric Hudson and his colleagues have discovered an apparent departure from the laws of thermodynamics, according to a recent scientific paper. Read More
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 On Sept. 9th at the Faculty Center, UCLA will celebrate the life of Maha Ashour-Abdalla, a beloved professor of physics who died May 1 at the age of 71. Read More
Monday, August 8, 2016 On September 14, 2016 we will celebrate the life and accomplishments of Prof. Michael A. Jura with a day-long symposium. We welcome your participation. Read More
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 UCLA astronomy graduate student Ryan Sanders and colleagues have discovered a way to precisely measure oxygen in distant galaxies like COSMOS-1908. Read More