Physics + Astronomy

  • Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics analyze flocking behavior on curved surfaces
  • $1 million gift to UCSB creates a high-level postdoctoral fellowship in fundamental physics
  • Matteo Cantiello and Yan-Fei Jiang
    KITP astrophysicists will use a supercomputer to explore the driving forces behind mass loss in massive stars
  • A biologist, an engineer and a computer scientist are elected to the prestigious organization
  • Comet against night sky
    A UCSB physics undergraduate fascinated with comets devises a strategy for defending Earth from potential impact
  • KITP’s Greg Huber worked with nuclear physicists to confirm a structural similarity found in both human cells and neutron stars