Physics News

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.
Jun 22, 2018, 5:14 PM
Nearly 100 of the world’s top students in theoretical physics traveled to UC Davis in June for the week-long Amplitudes Summer School, devoted to the study of scattering amplitudes and related topics…
Jun 19, 2018, 12:50 PM
Last week we had nearly 90 PhD students from all over the world for the week full of lectures and discussions! Check out our photo gallery!
Jun 18, 2018, 11:07 AM
Prof Jaroslav Trnka has just been awarded the Young Scientist Prize in Particles and Fields by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) "For the discovery and exploration of new…
Jun 4, 2018, 5:52 PM
The Templeton World Charity Foundation recently recognized the UC Davis Complexity Sciences Center’s international impact by awarding its “Power of Information” postdoctoral fellowships to two CSC…
Jun 1, 2018, 4:58 PM
The Amplitudes 2018 Summer School will be held at the Center for Quantum Mathematics and Physics (QMAP) at the University of California, Davis on June 11-15, 2018. This summer school will precede the…
May 16, 2018, 12:43 PM
Laura Greene, Outgoing President, American Physical Society, will spend two days at UC Davis in May, hosted by the Physics Department. Dr. Greene will give a public lecture on Wednesday, May 23rd, at…
May 10, 2018, 11:22 AM
Physics Faculty Richard Scalettar was awarded the 2018 Charles P. Nash Prize. The award acknowledges achievement in and commitment to promoting shared governance in keeping with Charlie Nash's efforts…
May 8, 2018, 11:38 AM
Jaroslav Trnka, Assistant Professor of Physics, has received a UC Davis Creativity-Innovation Award to support his research proposal "Quantum Scattering”
Apr 17, 2018, 5:08 PM
The UC Davis College of Letters and Science is inviting alumni and friends to add their support on Give Day, April 20, 2018. As part of the Give Day effort, QMAP has set a goal to reach $10,000 in…