Physics & Astronomy News

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 With sorrow we note the passing of Professor Mike Jura, who brought a unique, theory-oriented viewpoint to the analysis of astrophysical data. Read More
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Professors Ni Ni, Alice Shapley, and Edward Wright are among the most influential scientists in their fields for 2015, according to Thomson Reuters Corp. Read More
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 The Department of Physics & Astronomy is celebrating Prof. Emeritus Robert Finkelstein's 100th birthday at UCLA’s Faculty Center April 2, 2016. Read More
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Prof. James Rosenzweig is organizing “The Physics and Applications of High Brightness Beams” workshop, in Havana, Cuba March 28-April 1, 2016. Read More
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 The Neurophysics laboratory of Mayank Mehta has recently discovered how individual neurons in the brain create the perception of space. Read More
Friday, December 18, 2015 Astronomer Tommaso Treu and colleagues have found that light from an ancient supernova took differently timed routes to the Hubble Telescope's lens. Read More
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 NSF CAREER recipient Rahul Roy's newest paper looks at the fractional quantum Hall (FQH) effect, using an intense magnetic field on electrons confined to a two-dimensional plane. Read More
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 The Physics & Astronomy Annual Report for the academic year 2014-2015 has just been published and is now available online. Read More
Monday, November 23, 2015 The entire UCLA community is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Minnesota native and physics graduate student Michael Meyers. Read More
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Undergraduate Physics major Zoe Ziyan Zhu has been selected for an "Outstanding Undergraduate Poster Award" at the APS Meeting in Savannah GA. Read More

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