Physics + Astronomy

  • Assistant Professor David Patterson is one of the Packard Foundation’s 2018 Fellows
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    Physicists team with local startup bioProtonics to devise a technique to detect micron-level changes in bone composition
  • Physics professor M. Cristina Marchetti receives the American Physical Society’s inaugural Leo P. Kadanoff Prize
  • (Santa Barbara, Calif.) — There’s a big hole in our current understanding of what makes up the universe.
  • Experimental cosmologist Philip Lubin and his group use photonics to search Andromeda for signs of alien life