Physics & Astronomy News

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
Friday, November 9, 2012 UCLA astronomer Ben Zuckerman and co-author Inseok Song have discovered why comet collisions every six seconds explain a 17-year-old stellar mystery. Read More
Friday, November 9, 2012 Physics & Astronomy Chair James Rosenzweig's article "Funding Vital to U.S. Science Reputation" is online in the UCLA Daily Bruin. Read More
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 The UCLA outreach group Astronomy Live! will host "Exploring Your Universe 2012" on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 12 to 8pm at UCLA. Read More