Content Tagged with: Department of Physics and Astronomy

Gravitational waves hint at dark matter and Big Bang mysteries

Study reports very simple forms of matter could generate detectable gravitational wave backgrounds soon after the Big Bang

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Honoring Barry Barish with a day rich in physics

UC Riverside honors the distinguished professor and Nobel laureate for receiving a National Medal of Science

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Gift to UCR results in new undergraduate fellowship

Aiden Wilkin will use the funds to continue working in the experimental LIGO group

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Physics research puts UCR on landscape of particle manipulation

Successful trapping of electrons could lead to new quantum computing architectures

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Reaching for the stars

A new astronomy course at UC Riverside offers undergraduates hands-on use of a telescope

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Physics students win prizes at international conference

Sean Preins and Peter Carney won two of only three awards given at the 2023 Electron-Ion Collider User Group meeting

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Astronomy grant will strengthen ties between UC Riverside and University of Hawaii

NSF funding will support education and training of students at both institutions

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UCR is key player in conceptual design of next-generation gravitational wave observatory

Ten times larger than LIGO, Cosmic Explorer will push gravitational-wave astronomy to the edge of the observable universe

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NSF grant allows purchase of instrument for measuring magnetic properties

Students and postdoctoral researchers at UC Riverside will be trained to use the magnetometer

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Summer school focuses on nuclear physics

Held at UCR for the first time, the NNPSS attracted young researchers from all over the country

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Physicist receives high honor from Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona

Nobel laureate Barry Barish is a distinguished professor of physics and astronomy at UCR

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

How does photosynthesis work so efficiently?

How do living systems establish themselves and work so well? This is a question UC Riverside physicists Nathaniel M. Gabor and Jed Kistner-Morris, as well as scholarly writing expert Benjamin W. Stewart explore in an article they published in this month’s issue of Physics Today, a magazine of the American Institute of Physics. The trio zero in on...

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A manual for engineering spin dynamics in nanomagnets

Manual can help debug and design nanomagnet devices

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High schoolers get university-level education in particle physics

The students compared their experiment results with those obtained by European students

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Physics students gain hands-on experience in building a prototype detector

Now at Jefferson National Laboratory, the prototype will travel to two other national laboratories for testing

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Physicist ranked eighth top female scientist in the world

The rankings are published by the portal Research.com

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Physicist named fellow of the American Physical Society

Roya Zandi is an expert on the physics and biophysics of virus formation

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A summer of particle physics

Three UC Riverside undergraduates just finished internships at CERN in Switzerland

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Antiferromagnetic hybrids achieve important functionality for spintronic applications

UC Riverside-led study shows robust spin transport at antiferromagnet/ferromagnet interfaces

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Transfer student wins award at his first conference

Luis Garabito was recognized at the Electron Ion Collider Group Meeting held in New York

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