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The Division of Physical Sciences is committed to sharing information about its administration, academics, outreach and research—from people to their changemaking activities—with a full-service news and multimedia team. From writing stories and media training, to coordinating press interviews and posting social media news, we cover the physical sciences around the clock, year-round.

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Shown here in green are branches, or axons, from cells in the substantia nigra region that connect to the midbrain. Red spots label where cells connect. (Credit: Lauren McElvain / Kleinfeld lab / UC San Diego)

New Blueprint of Brain Connections Reveals Extensive Reach of Central Regulator

Christian Aganze

Graduate Student Honored by Astronomical and Physical Societies

Peter Ebenfelt

Peter Ebenfelt Awarded Bergman Prize from AMS

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Podcast: The Clever Coatings of Coronavirus with Rommie Amaro

Why We Should Search the Entire Sky for Alien Civilizations with Dr. Shelley Wright

Coronavirus Impact

10News Podcast: Coronavirus Impact

Events

Kyoto Prize Symposium

March 24 | 3:30 p.m.
March 25 | 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Featuring Kyoto Prize Laureates Ching Tang, James Gunn and Ariane Mnouchkine. Professor Gunn will be introduced by Professor of Physics and Ingrid and Joseph W. Hibben Chair, Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, Alison Coil. The annual event features talks from recipients of the Kyoto Prize, Japan's highest honor for global visionaries who made scientific and cultural advancements that benefit mankind.

 

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