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THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING IN IT

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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Latest News

Dr Guido Roberts-Borsani awarded Chancellor’s Award for Postdoctoral Research.
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We congratulate Prof. James Rosenzweig for being awarded the prestigious Advanced Accelerator Concepts 2022 prize

Tommaso Treu leads team finding and studying the first galaxies to form after the big bang.
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Alex Kusenko was named Associate Editor of the Reviews of Modern Physics.
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Events

TUE
DEC
06
  • 4:00PM to 5:00PM
  • Schwinger Lounge
Sangmin Choi
Ecole Polytechnique

Holography from Singular Supertranslations on a Black Hole Horizon
TEP Seminar