Physics + Astronomy

  • Physicist Stephen Belcher to outline climate science challenges at a public lecture hosted by KITP on May 30
  • UCSB physicist and permanent KITP member Joseph Polchinski wins prestigious 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
  • Astrophysicist Andy Howell examines the science behind sci-fi movies
  • Science academies in China and Russia recognize Nobel laureate David Gross for his continuing work in theoretical physics
  • $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