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The areas embraced by UCLA physics research span the range from the well-established disciplines of "big science," e.g. studying the Higgs Boson at the LHC, and frontier plasma science underpinning fusion energy to newly emerging fields such as the physics of neuroscience and quantum science.

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 Dr. Brenna Mockler for receiving the UC Chancellor postdoctoral fellowship.
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An international team lead by UCLA Professor Tommaso Treu has obtained some of the very first data with the new James Webb Space Telescope.
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Congratulations to Professor Tuan Do, who has been recipient of the 2022-2023 UCLA Society of Hellman Fellows award.
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UCLA-led team develops new approach for building quantum computers. The building blocks of chemistry offer the potential to dramatically scale up quantum processing.
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