Physics & Astronomy News

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 We are sad to report the passing of Professor Maha Ashour-Abdalla, a world leader and founder of the field of numerical simulation of space plasmas. Read More
Monday, March 14, 2016 Physics & Astronomy will celebrate the 100th birthday of Professor Emeritus Robert Finkelstein on Saturday April 2, 2016 at the UCLA Faculty Center. Read More
Thursday, March 3, 2016 NSF Postdoctoral Fellow Aomawa Shields has won the 2016 Origins Project Postdoctoral Lectureship Award for scholarly achievement and science communication. Read More
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Prof. Ben Zuckerman was interviewed by the Daily Bruin about his two research interests: one astronomical, one environmental. Read More
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 With sorrow we note the passing of Professor Mike Jura, who brought a unique, theory-oriented viewpoint to the analysis of astrophysical data. Read More
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Professors Ni Ni, Alice Shapley, and Edward Wright are among the most influential scientists in their fields for 2015, according to Thomson Reuters Corp. Read More
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 The Department of Physics & Astronomy is celebrating Prof. Emeritus Robert Finkelstein's 100th birthday at UCLA’s Faculty Center April 2, 2016. Read More
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Prof. James Rosenzweig is organizing “The Physics and Applications of High Brightness Beams” workshop, in Havana, Cuba March 28-April 1, 2016. Read More
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 The Neurophysics laboratory of Mayank Mehta has recently discovered how individual neurons in the brain create the perception of space. Read More
Friday, December 18, 2015 Astronomer Tommaso Treu and colleagues have found that light from an ancient supernova took differently timed routes to the Hubble Telescope's lens. Read More