Physics News

Nov 18, 2016, 4:57 PM
Members of the UC Davis Physics Department received awards this year from the APS Far West Section.
Nov 1, 2016, 2:42 PM
Mail Services' annual Holiday Food Drive is underway, and another campus group is rounding up runners and support for the annual Running of the Turkeys fundraiser for the Yolo Food Bank.
Oct 18, 2016, 9:40 AM
D'Souza's research focuses on mathematical models of self-organization, phase transitions and the structure and function of networked systems.
Sep 28, 2016, 11:05 AM
Jack Gunion has been awarded the APS J. J. Sakurai Prize in Theoretical Particle Physics. The citation reads: "For instrumental contributions to the theory of the properties, reactions, and…
Sep 2, 2016, 2:36 PM
The James D. Cone Graduate Fellowship has been established through a generous donation made by Dave Cone, one of our very successful alumni. Dave's donation will be matched by the Office of Graduate…
Aug 5, 2016, 4:47 PM
The nomination read: "Chuck Fadley is widely regarded as the most inspiring scientist in the field of condensed matter who has given fundamental contributions to the development of photoelectron…
Jun 24, 2016, 8:03 AM
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative – a project of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – announced today the recipients of 11 grants awarded to support…
Jun 10, 2016, 8:30 AM
Nick Walsh, University of California, Davis, a recently graduating PhD student, was one of two winners of the graduate research award at the annual University and Industry Technical Interchange…
May 23, 2016, 3:35 PM
A team of scientists led by two UC Davis physicists has detected and confirmed the faintest early-universe galaxy yet. This new object, seen as it was about 13 billion years ago, could help…
May 23, 2016, 3:19 PM
May 18, 2016 — A $300,000 gift from two UC Davis faculty members will enhance environmental research in the Department of Physics.
May 23, 2016, 2:47 PM
Stepping inside the Crocker Nuclear Laboratory control room is like transporting onto the set of a 1960s sci-fi flick. Bakelite knobs and flashing switches parade across sofa-sized control banks.
Apr 27, 2016, 7:44 AM
Scholars in Classics, Cosmology, Music and English Join the Nation’s Oldest Learned Society
Apr 26, 2016, 11:27 AM
The Department of Physics invites you to a public lecture: "The Discovery of Gravity Waves:The Breakthrough by LIGO" on May 3, 2016. Speaker: Joseph Giaime
Apr 21, 2016, 10:06 AM
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Mar 22, 2016, 2:29 PM
Our electronic devices are based on what happens when different materials are layered together: “The interface is the device,” as Nobel laureate Herbert Kroemer famously claimed over 40 years ago.
Feb 10, 2016, 1:04 PM
There will be a big announcement from the LIGO collaboration regarding the detection of gravity waves. This FB event will point you to the live streaming of the press conference as well as other…
Jan 6, 2016, 2:35 PM
The Buchalter Cosmology Prize is an annual prize that seeks to stimulate ground-breaking theoretical, observational, or experimental work in cosmology that has the potential to produce a breakthrough…
Jan 6, 2016, 9:09 AM
Kai Liu, Professor of Physics at the University of California - Davis, has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized “for contributions to the understanding of magneto-transport effects and…