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Physics Professor Brian Keating Named 2022 Legend of Flight Honoree

December 16, 2022

UC San Diego Physics Professor Brian Keating was honored by the International Air & Space Hall of Fame as a 2022 Legend of Flight honoree. Keating was recognized for his work studying the universe’s oldest light, called the cosmic microwave background.

2016 Nobel Prizewinning Physicist Was Professor at UC San Diego

October 6, 2016

…Haldane 2016 Nobel Prizewinning Physicist Was Professor at UC San Diego F. Duncan Haldane, the Princeton University physicist who was awarded a 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics this week for his research into the properties of matter in extreme states, was a professor of physics at UC San Diego from…

Astrophysicist Steven Boggs Named Dean of Division of Physical Sciences

January 12, 2017

…Dean of Division of Physical Sciences Steven E. Boggs Steven E. Boggs, chair of the top-ranked physics department at UC Berkeley, has been appointed dean of UC San Diego’s Division of Physical Sciences. An experimental astrophysicist, he officially began his tenure as dean and as a professor of physics in…

Two UC San Diego Faculty Receive Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships

February 23, 2016

…Department of Economics, and Julio Barreiro, assistant professor of physics, Department of Physics.

Science Leader to Speak June 11 on Advocating for Research

May 31, 2018

…Congress trained as a physicist. Holt served from 1988 to 1998 as assistant director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. He received his doctorate in physics from New York University and is an elected fellow of AAAS, the American Physical Society and Sigma Xi. Holt’s talk, which is free and…

Physics Pioneer Margaret Burbidge Dies at 100

April 9, 2020

…courtesy of Caltech Archives Physics Pioneer Margaret Burbidge Dies at 100 Famed astronomer Margaret Burbidge, whose stellar discoveries and contributions to astronomy and physics helped change our understanding of the universe, has died. The 100-year-old professor emeritus of physics at UC San Diego passed away peacefully at her home, her…

UC San Diego Astrophysicist Wins Hans Bethe Prize

September 24, 2012

George Fuller, an astrophysicist and professor of physics who directs UC San Diego’s Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, known as CASS, has been selected to receive the 2013 Hans A. Bethe Prize.

UC San Diego’s ‘Physics Girl’ Wins National Competition

June 5, 2014

UC San Diego’s ‘Physics Girl’ Wins National Competition Dianna Cowern. Photos by Erika Johnson/University Communications YouTube videos by outreach coordinator with passion for getting girls into science aim to make physics entertaining and informative Videos featuring Rihanna, One Direction and Bruno Mars are, not surprisingly, among YouTube’s most viewed channels.…

Quantum Design Supports UC San Diego Physics Students with $279,000 Gift

October 17, 2014

Physics majors at the University of California, San Diego will have the opportunity to gain experience and training on the same high-tech tools that industry researchers use, thanks to contributions from Quantum Design. The San Diego-based technology company—which has strong alumni ties to the campus—is providing in-kind and cash gifts…

Endgame for the Higgs Boson

October 10, 2011

…fundamental model of particle physics is running out of places to hide. That piece, an elementary particle called the Higgs boson that is thought to give all matter mass, has evaded detection so far. But physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva, Switzerland, including a contingent of…

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