Jeff Barrett

A quantum leap forward?

With $160,000 from the National Science Foundation, Jeff Barrett and colleagues are combing through, scanning and preserving documents they hope will shed light on how to understand measurement as a consistent physical process in quantum mechanics – one of physics’ most debated puzzles that Everett believed he had solved as a graduate student.

The ATLAS portion of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN

A new physics frontier

After more than one year of repairs, the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland is back on track to create high-energy particle collisions and yield extraordinary insights into the nature of the physical universe. Eight UC Irvine scientists are involved.

UCI's Aaron Barth

Black hole patrol

UC Irvine’s Aaron Barth, physics & astronomy associate professor, will speak on “Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies” as part of the 2009-10 Discover the Physical Sciences Breakfast Lecture Series.

The mummy of Esankh

The mummy’s curse: hardened arteries

A UCI study shows that hardening of the arteries has been detected in Egyptian mummies as old as 3,500 years, suggesting that factors causing heart attacks and strokes are not solely byproducts of modern times.

Shane Stephens-Romero

Seeing fuels’ effects down the road

UCI computer model foresees effects of alternative transportation fuels.

Charles Limoli

Stem cells alleviate tumor treatment side effects

Human embryonic stem cells could help people with learning and memory deficits after radiation treatment for brain tumors, suggests a new UC Irvine study.

News articles on President Obama

Race colors public opinion of Obama

Study finds that race matters in public’s opinion of President Barack Obama and his policies.

"The Threepenny Opera" cast

‘Threepenny Opera’ still on the money

“The Threepenny Opera,” enjoying its third revival at UCI, has something of a storied past on campus.

Courtney Amaya

Making history come alive

UCI History Project helps K-12 teachers improve lessons.

David Curry

A veteran’s message

UCI student embarks on a new mission to more fully integrate his fellow veterans into higher education and the future of the country.