Physics & Astronomy News

Friday, June 21, 2019 Graduate student Alexander Stephan and his advisor, Smadar Naoz, have published new results on the fate of binaries in the Galactic Center. Read More
Friday, June 7, 2019 Smadar Naoz is this year’s UCLA Faculty Career Commitment to Diversity DEI Award recipient, raising awareness for departmental inclusion and diversity. Read More
Friday, April 19, 2019 The National Science Foundation has selected Seejia Scarlett Yu, a member of the Campbell Group, for a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship. Read More
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Graduate student Jared Reiten has received a prestigious fellowship from UC Office of the President: the UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowship. Read More
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Professor Slava Turyshev is co-author of a Scientific American article proposing a new way to search for Near-Earth Objects (asteroids and comets). Read More
Thursday, April 11, 2019 Astronomer and Galactic Center director Andrea Ghez has been in the news as a commentator on the first image of a black hole in the M87 galaxy. Read More
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Veronica Dike has been awarded an NSF Fellowship. She studies SiO emission from the envelopes of evolved stars using Very Large Array (VLA) data. Read More
Monday, April 8, 2019 Tommaso Treu and colleagues use the Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based telescopes to measure the universe's current velocity and expansion rate. Read More
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Mark Morris and colleagues have discovered two "galactic center chimneys" that seem to funnel matter and energy away from the Milky Way’s center. Read More
Friday, March 8, 2019 ‘The Big Bang Theory’ scholarship will now support twice as many UCLA students pursuing STEM research. Read More