Physics & Astronomy News

Monday, October 24, 2016 UCLA Physics & Astronomy professors Jianwei (John) Miao and Pietro Musumeci have been elected American Physical Society Fellows. Read More
Monday, October 10, 2016 Professor Wes Campbell and colleagues have published a study showing that biologically important atoms could be reliably cooled using lasers. Read More
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 James Rosenzweig of the Particle Beam Physics Laboratory hosts US Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz on a tour to discuss the future of particle accelerators. Read More
Monday, October 3, 2016 Using adaptive optics at the Keck Observatory, Andrea Ghez and colleagues can scrutinize stars much closer to the galactic center than previously observed. Read More
Saturday, October 1, 2016 Exploring Your Universe, UCLA's hands-on physics and astronomy fun for the whole family, is this Sunday, Nov. 6. Read More
Friday, September 30, 2016 The launching of the Mani L. Bhaumik Institute for Theoretical Physics is a landmark event at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA. Read More
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Professor Jianwei "John" Miao is the deputy director of the new, cutting-edge Science and Technology Center on Real-Time Functional Imaging. Read More
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 The Particle Beam Physics Laboratory, directed by Prof. James Rosenzweig, has reported in Nature Communications a breakthrough in new acceleration methods. Read More
Thursday, September 22, 2016 The Department of Physics & Astronomy is proud to announce the arrival of a new Experimental Elementary Particles physics professor, Michail Bachtis. Read More
Friday, September 16, 2016 Astronomer David Jewitt led the research team that captured the sharpest, most detailed observations of a comet breaking apart 67 million miles from Earth. Read More