Physics & Astronomy News

Thursday, October 23, 2014 We welcome Tommaso Treu, Smadar Naoz, and Frank Jenko, who have joined the Physics & Astronomy Department this summer and fall. Read More
Monday, October 20, 2014 Using the world's largest observatory camera, astronomer R. Michael Rich and colleagues will map the structure of the inner Milky Way galaxy. Read More
Friday, October 3, 2014 Dr. Christian Schneider and Hudson lab researchers have improved the resolution of a conventional mass spectrometer by over an order of magnitude. Read More
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Pietro Musumeci discusses a new electron beam microscope, designed to be one thousand times faster than the highest-speed microscopes in operation today. Read More
Thursday, July 3, 2014 A UCLA Physics and Engineering team has been awarded a prestigious W.M. Keck research grant to develop an ultra-compact X-ray free electron laser. Read More
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 We are sorry to report the passing of Professor Emerita Nina Byers following a recent stroke. Her contributions to UCLA and to physics were invaluable. Read More
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Ni Ni has received the DOE Early Career Research Award, providing funding to the most creative and productive scientists early in their careers. Read More
Monday, March 24, 2014 Professor Zvi Bern and his team are using newfound calculation tools and shortcuts to develop a quantum theory about gravitational interactions. Read More
Monday, March 10, 2014 Possible evidence for a dark matter particle has been presented at the UCLA Dark Matter 2014 physics symposium. Read More
Thursday, March 6, 2014 Astronomer David Jewitt and colleagues have witnessed for the first time the breakup of an asteroid into as many as 10 smaller pieces. Read More