Donna Elbert’s predictions about planetary magnetic fields deserve recognition, say UCLA researchers who have built on her work.
Scientists have developed small molecules that protect the “quantumness” of qubits, an innovative step that could help to scale up processing power.
Thanks to the physicist’s expertise, the LUX-ZEPLIN has begun its hunt for the universe’s most elusive particles.
UCLA-led research on a white dwarf 86 light-years from Earth sheds light on the systemic chaos that occurs when a star dies.
The UCLA professor speaks about why even non-scientists should be intrigued by space research and how the new organization will foster scholarly collaboration.
Alumnus of UCLA’s design media arts program shares the inspiration behind some of his awe-inspiring projects.
The rapid downpours, which can affect satellites and space travel, result from whistler waves affecting Earth’s magnetosphere, scientists say.
A new pilot program aims to help low-income, first-generation and historically underrepresented students pursue graduate studies and research careers.
The UCLA-led research could revise a 70-year-old model of how the fundamental building blocks of substances are assembled.
The center, co-led by UCLA and headquartered at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is developing the microscopes of tomorrow.
Scientists confirm that electrons responsible for the northern lights hitch a ride on electromagnetic waves streaming toward Earth at up to 45 million mph.
A UCLA-led team of researchers captured the structure of metallic glass.
How the fourth woman to win the prize in physics found the answer to a mystery in the stars.
UCLA’s research enterprise illustrates the incredible reach and continued impact of our scholarship.
In her talk, the UCLA astrophysicist answers the question, “How do you observe something you can’t see?” among many others.
The association, which is the world’s largest scientific society, honored the UCLA faculty members for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Nobel Prize winner Andrea Ghez will deliver the event’s keynote talk, focusing on her research about black holes.
The director of the Keck Observatory writes about how the UCLA astrophysicist overcame the doubters en route to her Nobel Prize.
Ghez, who received the prize for her research into black holes, is the eighth UCLA faculty member to be named a Nobel laureate.
A team led by physics professor Chris Regan has succeeded in building thermoelectric coolers with a total volume of 1 cubic micrometer.
During his career, he contributed to general relativity, the theory of weak interactions and models for elementary particles based on the mathematical description of knots.
Researchers will work to create super-powerful computers that harness the mysterious behavior of particles at the subatomic level.
Scientists are not predicting that a volcanic eruption or earthquake is imminent, but the study revealed uncommon activity for the region.
In recent years the department has been trying to make labs more engaging; safer-at-home orders demonstrated the benefits of letting students design their own experiments.
Peccei and a colleague theorized a symmetry that predicts the existence of very light particles called axions, which may be the dominant source of mass in the universe.