Berkeley Physics Responds to COVID-19

Berkeley Physics Responds to COVID-19

Berkeley Physics offers the following information and articles in response to the complex challenges of COVID-19.

A letter from Physics Department Chair Wick Haxton


Updates and FAQ for Students Regarding Coronavirus

The COVID-19 situation is continuing to cause many changes on campus. This FAQ page has live updates for students regarding registration and classes, advising, and other important information.


Arduino Kits Developed for Physics 111A During Online Instruction

These Arduino kits, used to build circuits for the course, allowed students to continue their hands-on learning at home to complement their online instruction during the COVID-19 situation.


CUORE Experiment Carries On Despite Pandemic

Berkeley physicists explain how new tools are helping to monitor a large underground experiment during COVID-19.


Study Challenges Reports of Low Fatality Rate for COVID-19

Data science is used in physics-based approach to understanding the spread of COVID-19.


Berkeley Conversations: COVID-19

A series of live, online events featuring faculty experts from across the UC Berkeley campus who are sharing what they know, and what they are learning about the pandemic. New events are being added regularly. If you miss the live presentations, everything is being recorded and made available for viewing at any time on the Berkeley Conversations website. The May 13 discussion, Creating informed responses: Berkeley's computing and data science in action is hosted by Physics Professor and Nobel Prize winner Saul Perlmutter.


Daya Bay Reactor Experiment Continues to Generate Data

Collaborative work connects researchers in Asia, Europe, and the U.S.


Berkeley's ATLAS Group Continues Research Interactions Online

Marjorie Shapiro, Berkeley Physics professor and faculty senior scientist at LBNL talks about participating in large international physics collaborations during the pandemic.