Physics & Astronomy News

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Stuart Brown and colleagues have designed a molecular crystal providing the first proof that a single material can be both static and moving. Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 A UCLA paper by Professor Alexander Kusenko and graduate student Eric Cotner is named DOE Office of Science's #3 top story of the year. Read More
Thursday, December 21, 2017 Astronomer Benjamin Zuckerman suggests that a star 550 light-years away is probably destroying, rather than building, planets. Read More
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Professor Ned Wright and the WMAP team have won the Breakthrough Prize for major insights into the deepest questions of the universe. Read More
Thursday, November 9, 2017 Hector G. Vasquez, graduate student in the Zocchi Lab, produces action potentials in vitro using the artificial axon. Read More
Monday, November 6, 2017 Prospective graduate student Yilin Zhan obtains the first measurements of bending stiffness for the synthetic polymers PNA and LNA. Read More
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Astronaut and UCLA alumna Anna Lee Fisher will receive UCLA’s first Science and Education Pioneer award at Exploring Your Universe on Sunday, Nov. 5. Read More
Monday, October 9, 2017 David Jewitt's team identified a comet 1.5 billion miles from the sun. No other comet heading toward our sun has been seen at such a great distance. Read More
Friday, September 29, 2017 Physics professor Giovanni Zocchi has been awarded the 2017 Foresight Institute’s Feynman Prize–Theory for inventing a method called “nano-rheology." Read More
Thursday, September 14, 2017 UCLA's Ryan Roussel is one of 52 graduate students selected for the DOE's 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program. Read More