Physics & Astronomy News

Friday, February 6, 2015 Chris Regan and colleagues have mapped the temperature in a hot wire with record, nanometer-scale spatial resolution. Read More
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 The American Astronomical Society has awarded the Annie Jump Cannon prize to Professor Smadar Naoz for outstanding research. Read More
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 UCLA's Wes Campbell has been named co-PI with UCSB's David Weld in the newly-created California Institute for Quantum Emulation. Read More
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 The 2013-2014 Physics & Astronomy Annual Report, now online, captures in a compact volume the most exciting developments in the department. Read More
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Mayank Mehta finds that the brain's space-mapping neurons react differently to virtual reality than they do to real-world environments. Read More
Saturday, November 8, 2014 Please join us at UCLA on Sunday Nov. 16th for this year's most exciting day of science, Exploring Your Universe. It's free and family-friendly. Read More
Thursday, November 6, 2014 Warren Mori, along with UCLA/SLAC colleagues, has developed simulations for an experiment demonstrating the practicality of plasma wakefield acceleration. Read More
Monday, November 3, 2014 Astronomer Andrea Ghez and colleagues have used adaptive optics to identify a pair of binary stars orbiting a black hole in our Milky Way galaxy. Read More
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