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Kev Abazajian
Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Physics & Astronomy
kevork@uci.edu
(949) 824-0368
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James S Bullock
Dean, School of Physical Sciences
Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Phys Sci Deans Office
bullock@uci.edu
(949) 824-6022
Studies our home galaxy — the Milky Way — to better understand how galaxies in general form and evolve. “Here’s a question I’ve been thinking a lot about: Why are most big galaxies in the universe shaped like disks?” Bullock said.
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The Arctic’s greening, but it won’t save us

The Arctic is getting greener as the climate warms — but it’s not greening fast enough to absorb very much carbon dioxide, Boston University and UC Irvine scientists find.

Apr 29, 2021

Can something the size of a few washing machines find the biggest thing in the Universe?

UCI physicists have designed and built a new particle detector called FASER that could lift the veil on one of the Universe’s most enduring mysteries.

Dec 7, 2020

UCI scientists decrypt key HIV transmission pathways

Understanding how HIV propagates in the body could help with the development of new treatments for the disease it causes — AIDS.

Apr 8, 2021

Press Releases

A newly constructed University of Michigan facility that will be home to the most powerful laser in the United States is hosting its first experiment this week as the nation seeks to become competitive again in the realm of high-power laser facilities.
Sep 14, 2022
The laser that will be the most powerful in the United States is preparing to send its first pulses into an experimental target at the University of Michigan.
Sep 14, 2022
The grant will help Sallum and her team build a next-generation instrument for one of Hawaii’s Keck Telescopes.
Sep 14, 2022

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