Physics News

May 18, 2022, 3:39 PM
UC Davis Physics and Astronomy graduate student Fei Ge just published his first paper and it's in *Physical Review Letters* as an "Editor's Suggestion."
Apr 15, 2022, 4:36 PM
A physics club parody production of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" incorporating fun physics demos and explanations for all ages! "Raiders of the Lost Quark"
Apr 13, 2022, 4:45 PM
An international team of physicists, including several from the high energy experiment group at the UC Davis Department of Physics and Astronomy, has come up with the best measure yet of the mass of…
Apr 6, 2022, 10:14 AM
QMAP postdoctoral researcher, Shruti Paranjape, was awarded the 2022-2023 UC Davis Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Mar 30, 2022, 1:19 PM
Overheating is a major problem for today’s computers, but those of tomorrow might stay cool by circumventing a canonical boundary on information processing. Professor Jim Crutchfield and his graduate…
Mar 14, 2022, 3:12 PM
The first cohort of 10 graduate student fellows under the Department of Energy funded HEPCAT program has been selected. Among them are UC Davis Physics graduate students Joseph Levine and Blanca Nino.
Mar 10, 2022, 4:40 PM
Shirley Chiang has been elected as Vice Chair, to-be Chair of the Executive Committee of the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics.
Feb 24, 2022, 10:50 AM
UC Davis Distinguished Professor of Physics Tony Tyson has been honored with an asteroid!
Feb 17, 2022, 4:30 PM
The Curro and Taufour groups published their collaborative work in the iron-based superconductor FeSe recently.
Feb 16, 2022, 3:48 PM
New work on the study of collective behavior builds on earlier work by Professor James Crutchfield, UC Davis Department of Physics and Complexity Sciences Center, and postdoctoral researcher Ryan…
Feb 1, 2022, 3:29 PM
Jaroslav Trnka was selected as one of this year's twelve Chancellor's Fellows.
Jan 28, 2022, 5:52 PM
Congratulations to Richard Scalettar whose theory paper was recently published in Science.
Jan 28, 2022, 5:45 PM
Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Jack Gunion on this great honor of being elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dec 17, 2021, 11:28 AM
Professor Maruša Bradač was featured on NPR regarding the James Webb Space Telescope.
Nov 24, 2021, 11:09 AM
Peter Klavins ... a research specialist in the Department of Physics and Astronomy ... oversaw construction of a helium recovery system in the Physics Building to capture and recycle approximately 90%…
Nov 17, 2021, 1:33 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $3.7 million to a consortium led by the University of California, Davis, to train 32 graduate students in high-energy physics instrumentation.
Oct 8, 2021, 12:03 PM
Dr. Emilija Pantic's lab has won the College of Letters and Science Lab Safety award.
Oct 7, 2021, 8:21 AM
John Rundle and colleagues were recently invited to contribute to the prestigious physics journal Reports on Progress in Physics on their work in earthquake forecasting and nowcasting. Charles…
Oct 5, 2021, 1:47 PM
Many types of astronomical observations show decisively that most of the mass in the Universe is of an unknown form, unlike ordinary matter. This "dark matter" fills the universe and clumps over…
Sep 23, 2021, 8:59 AM
Professor Laura Greene, who visited the UC Davis Physics Department as a Distinguished Lecturer in 2018, has been appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).