Physics & Astronomy News

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 In a breakthrough, Professor David Cline and researcher Xiaoping Ding have established that an electron beam can be accelerated by a laser in free space. Read More
Friday, February 15, 2013 Rahul Roy, Assistant Professor of Physics, has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Sloan Research Fellowship for recognition of outstanding scholarship. Read More
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Astronomy professor Steven Furlanetto and colleague Abraham Loeb have written a new book, "The First Galaxies in the Universe," now available. Read More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 The Scientist highlights John Miao’s pioneering work on extending X-ray crystallography to allow structural determination of non-crystalline specimens. Read More
Friday, January 11, 2013 Wes Campbell has been awarded a prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Research Program grant for exceptional ability and promise in basic research. Read More
Thursday, December 13, 2012 The 2011 - 2012 Physics & Astronomy Annual Report, documenting highlights of departmental experience in the last year, has just been released online. Read More
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 The Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2012-2013 has placed UCLA Physical Sciences at 9th worldwide (8th in the United States). Read More
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Condensed Matter Theory Professor Yaroslav Tserkovnyak has been awarded the prestigious Simons Fellowship for his work in theoretical physics Read More
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Neurophysics professor Mayank R. Mehta and colleagues have measured activity of a brain region involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep. Read More
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Astronomer Ned Wright investigates whether dark matter "halos" aren't completely dark after all but contain a small number of stars. Read More

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