Physics News

Feb 19, 2019, 3:33 PM
Professors Inna Vishik and Eduardo da Silva Neto were awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Feb 6, 2019, 3:43 PM
New studies of the oldest light and sound in the cosmos suggest novel physics—rather than systematic errors—could explain an unsolved scientific mystery.
Jan 29, 2019, 4:47 PM
Emilija Pantic has been named a Chancellor’s Fellow by UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May.
Jan 29, 2019, 11:50 AM
Congratulations to UCD Project Scientist Gong Chen who was recognized as a finalist for the "Magnetism as Art Showcase" at the 2019 Joint MMM-Intermag Conference held in Washington, DC, January 2019.
Jan 25, 2019, 3:50 PM
Professor Svoboda is part of a nonproliferation initiative developing new methods for monitoring nuclear reactors.
Dec 20, 2018, 9:51 AM
Professor Calderon de la Barca Sanchez and Professor Cebra are part of a collaboration, led by UC Berkeley, that will design detectors for the Electron-Ion Collider, a new particle accelerator…
Nov 15, 2018, 4:05 PM
UC Davis alumnus Austin Sendek (B.S. physics, 2012) was named by Forbes in the 2019 elite list of top 30 individuals under 30 making an impact in the field of energy.
Nov 2, 2018, 5:21 PM
In Summer 2018, eleven students in the class of Mr. Dubarrie Fagout of River City High School in West Sacramento, participated in a paid research internship in the Physics Department at UC Davis,…
Oct 30, 2018, 10:21 AM
Prof. Calderon de la Barca has been invited to participate in the filming of an IMAX screen documentary highlighting physics research done at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN.
Oct 17, 2018, 1:58 PM
An international team of astronomers including Brian Lemaux and Lori Lubin of UCD Physics has discovered a titanic structure in the early universe, just 2 billion years after the Big Bang.
Sep 27, 2018, 10:52 AM
Robin Erbacher was named Fellow of the American Physical Society, Division of Particles and Fields, for significant contributions to measuring the properties of the top quark and to use it to probe…
Sep 21, 2018, 9:12 AM
Professor Emeritus (deceased) Wendell Potter was remembered at the 2018 American Association of Physics Teachers summer meeting.
Sep 21, 2018, 8:49 AM
The largest liquid-argon neutrino detector in the world has just recorded its first particle tracks.
Sep 17, 2018, 1:34 PM
Nick Sherman, B.S. in physics and applied mathematics, with a minor in computer science, UC Davis 2018, has won American Physical Society's 2018 LeRoy Apker Award.
Sep 13, 2018, 9:33 AM
Eleven sites across the US and one in Canada will host Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) in January 2019. The APS CUWiP at UC Davis will draw students from northern California and…
Sep 13, 2018, 9:02 AM
UCD Physics graduate student Adam Rupe is spending time at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory developing data analytics tools for climate science.
Jul 23, 2018, 2:27 PM
Physical Review X has published an article by Professor Jim Crutchfield and his group on a novel view of the arrow of time.
Jun 26, 2018, 4:55 PM
In this new book, authors John Terning (UC Davis Physics professor) along with L. William Poirier and Yasunori Nomura explore, explain and debunk common misconceptions about quantum physics, particle…
Jun 26, 2018, 10:26 AM
Teal Pershing, UC Davis Graduate Student, receives award for oral presentation at the Nuclear Security Program Review event, UC Berkeley
Jun 25, 2018, 5:34 PM
Professor Jim Crutchfield and his group will publish an article in Physical Review X on a new, fundamental limit on the energy cost of computing.