Physics News

Oct 10, 2019, 1:34 PM
Diversity and Inclusion in Physics, or DIP, is an organization of graduate students committed to creating a safe and inclusive work environment and discussion forum. Our meetings are a way to…
Oct 8, 2019, 4:58 PM
The work of Professor Andrew Wetzel, UC Davis Hellman Fellow 2019, was featured in a PNAS article on simulations of galaxy formation, aimed at the general public.
Sep 20, 2019, 10:18 AM
Melting Protons at CERN, Professor Calderon de la Barca Sanchez’s research featured on the UC Davis curiosity news site.
Sep 17, 2019, 5:14 PM
Professor Maxwell Chertok and other researchers at UC Davis are testing mechanical structures at the McClellan Nuclear Research Center to find a material that will be able to withstand the radiation…
Aug 5, 2019, 4:30 PM
Distinguished Professor Emeritus Chuck Fadley succumbed to cancer on August 1, 2019. Chuck was an Advanced Light Source professor with a split appointment between UC Davis and Lawrence Berkeley…
Jul 30, 2019, 8:51 AM
Winston Ko, professor emeritus of physics and former department chair and Dean of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, died unexpectedly on July 26 while hiking in Big Sur. A campus memorial service…
Jul 15, 2019, 12:23 PM
World premiere was held July 10th at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC. In this IMAX movie, UCD Physics Professor Manuel Calderon de la Barca Sanchez takes us on a tour…
Jul 1, 2019, 5:18 PM
Raissa D’Souza, Professor in the University of California, Davis departments of Computer Science and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and faculty member of the Physics Graduate Program, has…
Jun 27, 2019, 4:48 PM
The HPC Innovation Excellence Award recognized achievements by users of high performance computing (HPC) technologies.
May 10, 2019, 5:00 PM
Thomas Cahill, professor emeritus of physics and atmospheric sciences, died from complications of cancer on May 1, 2019. A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, at St. James Catholic…
Apr 30, 2019, 2:26 PM
The Physics show, "Avengers: Infinity Wire", won the Picnic Day Exhibit Award in 2019 for most fascinating demonstration that stimulates the imagination! Are you excited for Avengers: Endgame? Did…
Apr 26, 2019, 4:03 PM
Vsevolod Ivanov for being selected by Graduate Studies to receive a 2018-2019 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award and to Vincent Cheung and Michael Flynn for receiving the Ryan Couch Travel…
Apr 11, 2019, 2:06 PM
The third annual UC Davis Give Day runs from noon on Friday, April 12 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13th.
Apr 3, 2019, 4:31 PM
Connect with Physics at Picnic Day 2019 - Saturday April 13th!
Mar 25, 2019, 5:09 PM
Researchers in China and at UC Davis have measured high conductivity in very thin layers of niobium arsenide, a type of material called a Weyl semimetal.
Mar 25, 2019, 5:03 PM
In a new paper published March 8 in Science, a team led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, and the California Institute of Technology show how complicated and surprising behavior…
Mar 12, 2019, 8:57 AM
Veronika Hubeny has been selected as one of the new International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (ISGRG) Fellows for 2019.
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.