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New Ways to Understand Collective Behavior

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 James.

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Jaroslav Trnka Selected as Chancellor's Fellow

Jaroslav Trnka was selected as one of this year's twelve Chancellor's Fellows.

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Quantum Criticality

Congratulations to Richard Scalettar whose theory paper was recently published in Science.

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Jack Gunion Elected Fellow of the AAAS

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Jack Gunion on this great honor of being elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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James Webb Space Telescope Readies for Launch

Professor Maruša Bradač was featured on NPR regarding the James Webb Space Telescope.

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With Helium Prices Rising, Department Ensures a Reliable Supply

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% of the helium used for research.

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UC Davis Physicists Lead $3.7M Multicampus Grant

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.

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Pantic Lab Safety Award Winner

Dr. Emilija Pantic's lab has won the College of Letters and Science Lab Safety award.