Dark Matter Exposed? Gamma-Ray Find Excites Scientists
Energetic light seen radiating from the center of the Milky Way may be the best evidence yet of dark matter. - SPACE.com
Transit of Venus Viewed by Thousands at UC Irvine Observatory
A model showing the earth, center, and the surrounding galaxies frames the UC Irvine Observatory and portable telescopes set up to view the transit of Venus on June 5, 2012.
Higgs Boson: UCI Physicists Play Key Role in ATLAS Experiment
UC Irvine scientists are playing a key role in the Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful particle accelerator. Built in Switzerland, it seeks to recreate conditions just a fraction of a second after the Big Bang. It will do this by smashing subatomic particles together at very high speeds around a 17-mile underground ring. Scientists hope the LHC will explain basic forces that have shaped our universe.
The Cosmos: The Next Ten Years
UC Irvine cosmologist James Bullock helps people see the really big picture — from the Milky Way to the farthest reaches of the universe.   Professor Bullock starred as a co-host for the National Geographic television special, "Inside the Milky Way."

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Condensed Matter Seminar E. V. Sampathkumaran
Tata Insititute
"SPECIAL SEMINAR: TITLE TBN" Thu, 09/01/2016: 3:00 pm
Physics & Astronomy Event MYRON BANDER ROOM DEDICATION CEREMONY Thu, 09/22/2016: 3:00 pm
Astrophysics Seminar Stephane Courteau "Puzzles in Galaxy Scaling Relations" Tue, 10/04/2016: 4:00 pm
Department Colloquium Vernita Gordon
Univ. of Texas, Austin
"Soft-matter mechanics in the initiation and... Thu, 10/27/2016: 3:30 pm
Condensed Matter Seminar Warren Pickett
UC Davis
"CONDENSED MATTER SEMINAR: TITLE TBN" Wed, 11/02/2016: 4:00 pm
Department Colloquium Shivaji Sondhi
Princeton Univ.
"DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM: TITLE TBN" Thu, 11/03/2016: 3:30 pm