Physics & Astronomy News

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Professor Frank Jenko recently organized Plasma Fest, a symposium showcasing UCLA's plasma research, the largest university-based effort in the world. Read More
Monday, September 21, 2015 Physics & Astronomy Professor John Miao and his colleagues have determined the three-dimensional positions of atoms for the first time. Read More
Friday, September 11, 2015 UCLA postdoc Alex Bataller was selected to present a talk on dense microplasmas at this year's DARPA Rising event, honoring early career scientists. Read More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 El Pais interviewed Physics & Astronomy Professor David Saltzberg, scientific advisor of the popular television show "The Big Bang Theory." Read More
Thursday, August 20, 2015 Assistant Professor Paul Hamilton has successfully reproduced the low-density conditions of space to precisely measure the force of dark energy. Read More
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Six UCLA astronomers and their colleagues have discovered a planet 100 light-years away, resembling a young Jupiter. Read More
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Rene Ong and Vladimir Vassiliev play vital roles in building the largest, most sensitive high-energy gamma-ray observatory, the Cherenkov Telescope Array. Read More
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 This November Professor Andrea Ghez will be awarded the Bakerian Medal, the Royal Society’s premier prize lecture in the physical sciences. Read More
Monday, July 6, 2015 We are sorry to report the passing of Professor David B. Cline, who brought to the department his unique insight in both teaching and research. Read More
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 John Miao and collaborators have reported the first observation of photoinduced grain rotation and lattice deformation, published in Nature Materials. Read More