Physics & Astronomy News

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 The Physics & Astronomy Annual Report for the academic year 2014-2015 has just been published and is now available online. Read More
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 NSF CAREER recipient Rahul Roy's newest paper looks at the fractional quantum Hall (FQH) effect, using an intense magnetic field on electrons confined to a two-dimensional plane. Read More
Monday, November 23, 2015 The entire UCLA community is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Minnesota native and physics graduate student Michael Meyers. Read More
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Undergraduate Physics major Zoe Ziyan Zhu has been selected for an "Outstanding Undergraduate Poster Award" at the APS Meeting in Savannah GA. Read More
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Professor Pietro Musumeci will play a key role in advancing the science of particle accelerators by taking advantage of new advances in nanotechnologies. Read More
Monday, November 16, 2015 Professor Jean-Luc Margot has proposed a simple test that can be used to clearly separate planets from other bodies like dwarf planets and minor planets. Read More
Saturday, October 31, 2015 Join us for Exploring Your Universe on Sunday Nov. 8, our annual science outreach day at UCLA. Demos, activities, and more. Free admission! Read More
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Claudio Pellegrini has received the Enrico Fermi Presidential Award from President Barack Obama, recognizing exceptional achievements in research. Read More
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Physics graduate Agostino Marinelli has been awarded the 2015 Young Investigator FEL Prize for outstanding contributions to free-electron laser science and technology. Read More
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Professor Frank Jenko recently organized Plasma Fest, a symposium showcasing UCLA's plasma research, the largest university-based effort in the world. Read More