Day: October 13, 2014

UCI’s Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence to launch Oct. 17

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 – UC Irvine’s new Interdisciplinary Center on Family Violence, which unites community partners with faculty from 20 UCI departments, will host a launch event 1:30-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at the Delhi Center, 505 E. Central Ave., in Santa Ana. By bringing together expertise in biological and physical sciences, engineering, […]

Smartphone network could track incoming cosmic rays, UCI-led research finds

Your smartphone could become part of the world’s largest telescope. A team led by UC Irvine physicist Daniel Whiteson and UC Davis physicist Michael Mulhearn has designed an app to turn the global network of smartphones into a planet-sized cosmic ray detector, according to a paper posted today to the physics website arXiv.