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In astronomy, UCLA faculty are pioneers in the areas of extra-solar system planets, galactic astronomy, and cosmology. This effort is uniquely enabled by the world-renowned capabilities in design and construction of infrared instrumentation by our Infrared Laboratory.

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Congratulations to Prof. Christoph Niemann for winning the 2020 APS John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics
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Former UCLA Physics PhD Student, Anne White, has been appointed the Distinguished Professor of Engineering at MIT's School of Engineering.
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Congratulations to Prof. Ni Ni and PhD student Chaowei Hu for the fabrication and discovery of the first intrinsic ferromagnetic topological insulator.
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Prof. Seth Putterman was awarded the DoD's Newton Award for Transformative Ideas during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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