Physics & Astronomy News

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Eric Becklin, Professor Emeritus in Physics and Astronomy, has been selected for the American Astronomical Society’s 2017 Henry Norris Russell Lectureship. Read More
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Professor Ian McLean has been named as the recipient of the prestigious 2017 Joseph Weber Award by the American Astronomical Society. Read More
Monday, January 9, 2017 Eric Hudson has received the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers given to professionals in the early stages of their research. Read More
Friday, January 6, 2017 The American Physical Society (APS) Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) will be held Jan. 13-15, 2017 at the UCLA Luskin Center. Read More
Thursday, January 5, 2017 Professor Emeritus Eric Becklin has been selected for the for the Henry Norris Russell Lectureship by the American Astronomical Society. Read More
Thursday, December 8, 2016 Zhongbo Kang has joined the UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy as an Assistant Professor. He will be a member of the UCLA Nuclear Physics Program. Read More
Thursday, December 1, 2016 Prof. Jean Turner, graduate student S. Michelle Consiglio, and colleagues have shown that stars are responsible for producing dust on galactic scales. Read More
Monday, November 28, 2016 Astronomer Andrea Ghez has been selected to receive the 2017 Sven Berggren Prize from Sweden’s Royal Physiographic Society in Lund. Read More
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 RSVP by Nov. 17 to join us for the Mani L. Bhaumik Institute unveiling and reception, to be held Monday Nov. 21 in the PAB South Courtyard. Read More
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Laszlo Bardoczi finds that plasma turbulence prevents filamentary structures called magnetic islands from growing and becoming dangerous for fusion. Read More