Physics + Astronomy

  • An early career award supports research on the deep workings of devices such as thermoelectric modules and photovoltaic cells
  • Otger Campas's mechanobiology and tissue morphology research
    Otger Campas's mechanobiology and tissue morphology research
    UCSB mechanical engineering professor Otger Campàs receives National Science Foundation Early Career Award
  • Lars Bildsten, director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, wins the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics
  • Astronomers illuminate the role of rapidly spinning black holes in tidal disruption events
  • 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

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