Physics & Astronomy

Jun 27, 2022
Dark matter, an invisible mass that makes up approximately 96% of the Universe, is a non luminous material that does not emit, absorb, or interact with light in any way. Dark matter exists in space and can take many different forms such as “cold dark matter” which are weakly interacting particles or “hot dark matter,” high energy, randomly moving particles that were created shortly after the Big Bang event nearly 13.8 billion years agoDark matter is distinguished by its gravitational attraction…
Jun 13, 2022
Whitfield came to UCI and rode to the stars with Professor Aomawa Shields.
Jun 13, 2022
Howard came to UCI in 2017 with one goal: to ask crazy questions about the universe.
Jun 8, 2022
Research will benefit design of future electronic and thermoelectric technologies
Jun 1, 2022
Infrared emissions reveal secrets invisible with optical wavelength observations.
May 26, 2022
The club decided to change their name and mission statement to be inclusive of people of all minoritized genders in physics and astronomy.
May 11, 2022
Donations from Physical Sciences dean and faculty will support grad students.
Apr 28, 2022
They join 35 others from UCI in the prestigious organization.
Apr 22, 2022
New technique enables precise measurement of electrostatic properties of materials.
Apr 8, 2022
The awards go to scientists who are also inventors, and who are poised to commercialize their inventions. 
Mar 21, 2022
The distinction honors the UCI professor’s work on neutrino detectors in China.  
Mar 18, 2022
The fellowships will support grad student research happening now in the new institute.