Physics + Astronomy

  • Astronomers investigate invisible matter and the workings of the galactic ecosystem
  • Theoretical physicist Leon Balents appointed co-director of CIFAR’s refreshed quantum materials program
  • Ten years before the detection of gravitational waves, two KITP postdocs had a novel idea
  • Five members of the UC Santa Barbara community will join 41 Nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany this summer
  • Physicist Zvonimir Dogic receives grant to study fundamentals of 3D active matter
  • Physics researchers receive U.S. Department of Energy grant to build atom-defect hybrid quantum sensor