Content Tagged with: Department Of Physics And Astronomy

New property revealed in graphene could lead to better performing solar panels

International research team, co-led by UC Riverside physicist, shows how pure graphene efficiently converts light into electricity
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Physics undergraduate student headed to CERN

Sergio Garcia will do research during the winter quarter on a particle detector at the Large Hadron Collider
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Students, Science / Technology

Physicists name and codify new field in nanotechnology: ‘electron quantum metamaterials’

UC Riverside’s Nathaniel Gabor and colleague formulate a vision for the field in a perspective article
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Physicists explain how large spherical viruses form

UC Riverside-led study deciphers key elements for the assembly of a large virus; understanding its formation could contain viruses’ spread
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Study provides new insight into why galaxies stop forming stars

A team of UCR-led scientists get best measure yet of why star formation stopped in galaxy clusters in the early universe
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Physicist to use optical trapping methods to study basic properties of solid-state materials

NSF-funded research represents a new approach to the field of 'crystal engineering'
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Nobel Laureate Barry Barish joins UC Riverside faculty

Physicist, whose contributions enabled the first observation of gravitational waves, is the university’s second Nobel Prize winner
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Early opaque universe linked to galaxy scarcity

Team led by UC Riverside astronomer George Becker used the Subaru telescope to make the discovery
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

In search of dark matter

Particle physicist Hai-Bo Yu is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UC Riverside. (I. Pittalwala, UCR) RIVERSIDE, Calif. — An international team of scientists that includes University of California, Riverside, physicist Hai-Bo Yu has imposed conditions on how dark matter may interact with ordinary matter — constraints that can help...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Teaching the teachers

Weeklong Summer Physics Teacher Academy at UC Riverside serves a large region in Southern California
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | University

Science fair aimed at Spanish-speaking families set for May 19

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( ) — The University of California, Riverside, is hosting a free, public event on Saturday, May 19, aimed at the Spanish-speaking community. Children, teens, college students, and adults are invited to “Fiesta Familiar: Explorando La Ciencia Juntos,” presented entirely in Spanish, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UCR...