physics & astronomy

Research team including UCI astronomer finds earliest, most distant known quasar

A team of researchers including a UCI astronomer has discovered the most distant known quasar. Named J0313-1806, the object is 1,000 times more luminous than the Milky Way, and the black hole from which it emanates is 1.6 billion times more massive than the sun. The researchers, led by astronomers from the University of Arizona, […]

Arianna’s long path to the stars

UCI astrophysicist faces the universe’s darkness with help from those around her and from the stars above her

Extragalactic pioneer

UCI astronomer will be one of the first to conduct research with the world’s premier space telescope


UCI physicists play a leading role in an international quest to find sterile neutrinos

Collaboration produces most stringent test yet for existence of elusive particles