Physics + Astronomy

  • Physicist Zvonimir Dogic receives grant to study fundamentals of 3D active matter
  • Nano-‘hashtags’ could be the key to generating the highly sought Majorana quasiparticle
  • UCSB astrophysicists and LCO astronomers study a supernova that challenges known theories of how certain stars end their lives
  • Physicists develop a device that could provide conclusive evidence for the existence (or not) of non-Abelian anyons
  • We have a winner: Mathematician Nancy Scherich takes first place honors in Science magazine competition
  • Chancellor’s Community Breakfast features historian W. Patrick McCray on the nature of innovation and progress