Physics & Astronomy

Mar 25, 2021
Mercado’s award ceremony will also honor his slain friend and fellow astrophysicist, José Flores Velázquez.
Mar 19, 2021
Professor Sanchez-Yamagishi will use the award to explore materials at atomic scales — and to make room for surprises, too.
Mar 19, 2021
Dive into UCI quantum science, and into the realm of the weird 
Mar 16, 2021
Bui will further mathematical research that reconstructs high-res pictures.
Jan 19, 2021
What is dark matter? It’s a question as alluring as it is perplexing. Just ask Rebecca Riley — or any of the participants in this new Compelling Conversations episode — who recounts what it’s like to…
Mar 2, 2021
An interview with UCI’s Professor Huolin Xin, who envisions a future where airplanes are completely electric.
Feb 26, 2021
UCI astrophysicist and Ph.D. student Devontae Baxter fell in love with space in a library in Stockbridge, Georgia
Feb 1, 2021
Dzyaloshinskii, who joined UCI in 1991, is one of the most outstanding theoretical physicists of his generation. 
Jan 11, 2021
Often admired for their flawless appearance to the naked eye, crystals can have defects at the nanometer scale, and these imperfections may affect the thermal and heat transport properties of…
Jul 31, 2020
The awards honor efforts in research, teaching, and in making the world a better place to live.
Jan 12, 2021
A team of researchers including a UCI astronomer has discovered the most distant known quasar. 
Jan 7, 2021
New research helps astronomers tell the difference between a starspot and a distant exoplanet.